The 10th edition of École Polytechnique’s International Judo Tournament
The 10th edition of École Polytechnique’s International Judo Tournament (TIX) was held on December 12, 2015, in the gymnasium of ENSTA ParisTech, located close to l’X.
Organized by the Judo Association, the 10th edition of the Tournament welcomed several international teams, including seven Spanish teams from the Universidad polytécnica de Madrid, three German teams representing the Rheinische - Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) of Aachen, an English team from Cambridge and three Norwegian teams representing BBK Judo Club. The Polytechniciens opened their doors to host their international guests who arrived the day before the Tournament in order to participate in the welcome dinner.
The Tournament was held on Saturday, December 12 in the gymnasium of ENSTA ParisTech, located close to École Polytechnique. It was inaugurated with a Judo demonstration made by the guest of honor, high-level sportsman Ludovic Gobert. The high-level judoka Thibault Leveque was also present.
The awards ceremony was attended by various authorities and sponsors, including LCL, the main sponsor. The organizers have also received an important support from the Judo League of Essonne. The German team from the RWTH won this competition becoming the confirmed male winner among nine teams, the INSEP team from the National Institute of Sport, expertise and performance had the cup of the confirmed female winner among five teams.