Articles Archive for June 2016
Our medal tally from The Australian National Judo Championships that were held in Geelong last weekend are:
Brett Boxhall Silver in Masters under 100kgs.
Jake Hitchens Silver in Kyu Grade under 100kgs & Bronze in Senior Mens under 100kgs.
Ben Moell Bronze in Kyu Grade -73kgs.
Gillian Brain Silver in Masters over 78kgs.
Ben Spinks Bronze in Cadets under 66kgs.
Zane Slatter Bronze in Junior Boys over 50kgs.
Elijah Schuurmans Gold in Senior Mens Over 100kgs.
Priscus Fogagnolo Bronze in Men’s under 90kgs.
Tyson Slatter Silver in Senior boys under 66kgs.
All our other team members who represented Tasmania, Chris Webb, Christopher Keates, Bailey Palmer, Sophie Von Bibra, Ethan Von Bibra, Zach Moody, Liam Brown, Joshua Smith, Lincoln Hillier, Piper Moody, Taylah Hayes, Addison Carroll, you all conducted yourselves fantastic and fought well, we hope to see you all again in next years National competition. And thank you to State coaches Les Vincent and Nigel Palmer.
There was no Open weight competition this year instead there …
The Tasmanian State Team has started the National Judo Championships with a bang.
Brett Boxhall won Silver in Masters 100kg +.
Gillian Brain won Silver in Women’s Open at her first National Championships.
This year is Ben Moell’s first time competing at Nationals. Ben won Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 73kg.
Jake Hitchens first time competing at Nationals. Jake won Silver in Men’s Kyu grade under 100kgs.
Chris Keates fought off for Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 73kgs.
Chris Webb fought off for Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 90kgs.
This year the Australian Judo Federation has given the National Volunteer Award for Tasmania to Ulverstone member Chris Webb. For his work with the State Website & Facebook page.
Tomorrow will see Ben Spinks, Ben Moell, Bailey Palmer, Chris Keates fight in their respective weight categories.