Brampton, Ontario – Abby Lloyd of the Prince George Judo Club and Braxton Clark of the Nanaimo Judo Club were the only BC judokas competing today at the Ontario Youth International. Both medaled in their respective divisions.
Lloyd won the gold in the women’s U17 +44 kg division beating both Emily Burt of Ontario and Britini Trombo of Manitoba by ippon.
Braxton Clark of the Nanaimo Judo Club captured silver in the men’s U17 +73 kg division. He beat both Mckenzie Arner and Antonio Rupolo of Ontario by ippon. He lost in the final by ippon to Louis Kriber-Gagnon of Quebec.
Clark and Lloyd will be back on the mat tomorrow for the U20 division along with Ali Briggs (Kokoro) U20 +48 kg, Georgia Larden (Steveston) U20 +63 kg, George Lukas (Victoria) U20 +60 kg, Kristal Lukas (Burnaby) U20 +57 kg, and Tyler Wakita (Abbotsford) U20 +66 kg.