JFAUK Founder, President and Technical Director Sampson Sampson was awarded his 8th Dan by the World Judo Federation at the 2013 WJF European Championships held in Milan, Italy.

His grade was supported by Alfredo Vismara (9th Dan), Giuseppe Vismara (9th Dan) and all other members of the WJF Technical Committee. He was awarded his grade by WJF Vice President Paul Hoglund and General Secretary at the time Bruce Bethers (7th Dan).

For a full list of the Technical Committee involved with his grading please click here.