The 16th Matsumae Cup was held at DGI Huset in Vejle, Denmark from February 16-19, 2019.
This is a Judo event which was started in 1988 by the founder of Tokai University, Dr. Shigeyoshi Matsumae, to encourage international cooperation and building friendship through a shared love of sports. The event involves not only a competition but also a Judo training camp.
Youngsters from over 20 countries such as Japan (including 25 students from Tokai University), Denmark, Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic, and the United States participated in the competition.
The event was held in collaboration with the City of Vejle, Danish Judo Federation, Vejle Judo Club, Elite Sport Vejle and Tokai University.