It was with great sadness that the NSW judo community learned of the passing of Akira Yamada.

A commemoration service will be held on Friday 16 March at the Jim Stynes Room at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), 10:00AM for 10:30AM commencement.

Please find attached a letter detailing Mr Yamadas achievements and Judo history below.

Passing of Mr Akira Yamada_Commemorative_Service