Nikolaev met top officials from the Sharjah Self-Defense Sports Club, when they discussed plans to establish joint training camps.
The members of the UAE Judo team on Friday will arrive in the Qatari capital, Doha, from Romania after completing their training camp, to participate in the Doha Masters 2021 that will start on Friday.
With no access to gym equipment during the lockdown in Jordan, Olympic hopeful judoka Hadeel Alami has hit upon an unorthodox way to stay in peak condition — using her little sister as a weight during her training routine.
With an aim to develop and nurture local talent, the Sharjah Self-Defence Sports Club (SSDSC) has announced the launch of a specialised training programme for judo players in the near future.
The whole world is looking at the Olympic Games and its magnanimity while Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef take a step back from being a part of it.
The Abes' success gave Japan its third and fourth gold medal of the day after Yuto Horigome took skateboarding's first Olympic title and swimmer Yui Ohashi was the surprise winner of the women's 400m individual competition.
The 17 countries that have confirmed their participation are Denmark, China, Taiwan, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Israel, Poland, Slovenia, UK, Sweden, France, Ireland, Canada, Romania and Tajikistan.
The Emirati, who scored 70 points (24, 23, 23) in the first three rounds on Sunday, secured 47 points (23, 23) in the final two rounds to end the competition with 117 points.
The incident took place in the Turkish city of Denizli, as the newlyweds, Talha Anis Arioglu, (23) and Imran Shabal, 23, decided to surprise the guests before the wedding ceremony, by entering the wedding hall wearing a judo uniform over the wedding clothes.