Successfully day 1 at the Elite Championships for our U18 judoka. Alicia Fiandor of Nanaimo Judo Club fought Haley Henry of Campbell River in the final of the Women’s -63kg. Alicia came away with the Gold, Haley the Silver. It was great to see to BC athletes battling for the top of the podium. Akela Szasz, -48kg, of Nanaimo fought well with an injury but lost her fights today.
On the boys side, Leo Goldberg -66kg of Abbotsford and Lochlainn Alexander -60kg of Burnaby each won a Bronze medal. Mitchell Wolfe, -73kg, of Abbotsford had a good day but lost in the Bronze medal match and finished 5th. Brendan Yakura, -66 kg, of Vernon and Taylor Schaus, -55kg, of Prince George lost both of their matches.
The full results will be posted on the Judo Canada website soon.