2018 Open Nationals Judo Ontario Results

Monday May 28th, 2018

Judo Ontario 2018 Open Nationals Results

  This past weekend for the third of three consecutive years, the 2018 Open Nationals took place at the Calgary Olympic Oval. A very determined Ontario team took to the tatami to challenge themselves against the rest of Canada. The Ontario team started strongly on the first day with an impressive 9 medals in the Kata competition. Also in the inaugural year of the National Ne Waza competition Judo Ontario captured two bronze medals. 

                                                                                                                               The second day had the U18 and Veterans battling each other for spots on the podium. Ontario collected 11 medals. Asia Douglas, Erik Vandersanden, and Keagan Young were all able to reach the top step of the podium and snag gold medals.

U16 and U21 athletes flexed their muscles on the third day and Team Ontario was able to secure 17 medals including 4 gold medals. Leading the way for Ontario with dominating performances were gold medals winners Asia Douglas, Amr Abd Elrehim, Benjamin Kendrick, and Shady el Nahas.

The fourth and final day of this year’s competition had the Senior age group testing their skills. Judo Ontario added another 10 medals. Judo Ontario’s men’s team impressed with 4 gold medals by Shujon Mazumder, Bradley Langlois, Benjamin Kendrick, and Shady El Nahas.

The 2018 Open Nationals closed with the banquet and awards night. Judo Ontario was well represented with several award winners. The Outstanding Shiai Volunteer Award went to Steve Horvath. Aartje Sheffield was awarded the Presidential Recognition Award. Jessica Klimkait garnered Judo Canada’s  Most Outstanding Senior Female award, Shady el Nahas was named Judo Canada’s Most Outstanding U21 Male, Most Outstanding U18 Male Benjamin Kendrick, and Asia Douglas Most Outstanding U16 Female. Finally but not least Luka Khatelishvili by way of batsugan was awarded his shodan.

Judo Ontario’s full results are listed below.

Gold

Name

Division

Bailey Hu

Ju-no-Kata Senior

Shane Rooney

Ju-no-Kata Senior

Ella Dunstone

Ju-no-Kata U21

Madison Venugopal

Ju-no-Kata U21

Allyn Takahashi

Kodokan Goshin Jutsu

Raj Venugopal

Kodokan Goshin Jutsu

Asia Douglas

U18  +70kg

Erik Vandersanden

U18  -60kg

Keagan Young

U18  -73kg

Asia Douglas

U16  +70kg

Amr Abd Elrehim

U16  +73kg

Shady El Nahas

U21  -100kg

Benjamin Kendrick

U21  -90kg

Shady El Nahas

Senior  -100kg

Shujon Mazumder

Senior  -55kg

Bradley Langlois

Senior  -73kg

Benjamin Kendrick

Senior  -90kg

 

Silver

Shane Rooney

Katame-no-Kata

Davin Marion

Katame-no-Kata

Allyn Takahashi

Kime-no-Kata

Davin Marion

Kime-no-Kata

Edward Zupancic

Kodokan Goshin Jutsu

James Cook

Kodokan Goshin Jutsu

Matteo Fantozzt

U18  -50kg

Ryan Conklin-Bric

U18  -55kg

Ron Hanji

U18  -73kg

Rayleigh Becker

U18  -90kg

Simon Popov

U18  +90kg

Alyssandra Phoebe Manuel

U16  -52kg

Thomas Sparkes

U16  -55kg

Bogdan Cherkashyn

U16  -73kg

Owen Macumber

U16  +73kg

Sava Antic

U21  -73kg

Luka Khatelishvili

U21  -81kg

Allayah Copeland

U21  -78kg

Mohab El Nahas

Senior -90kg

 

Bronze

Monica Lin

Ju-no-Kata Senior

Alissa Dumitru

Ju-no- Kata Senior

Shane Rooney

Nage-no-Kata Senior

Bailey Hu

Nage-no-Kata Senior

Kaden Venugopal

Nage-no-Kata U21

Davin Marion

Nage-no-Kata U21

Amanda McAlpine

Grand Championship Ne Waza

Russell Chan

Ne Waza -66kg

Chris Muirhead

Ne Waza +81kg

Alexandria LeFort

U18  -70kg

Ben Andrews

U18  -73kg

Alexandr Khilov

Veterans -81kg

Emily Kapustin

U16  -52kg

Emma Blake

U16  -63kg

Maksim Rudakov

U16  -46kg

Johnathan Xinkas

U16  -50kg

Erik Vandersanden

U21  -60kg

Dontae de Jesus

U21  -60kg

Chris Muirhead

Senior  +100kg

Ryan Conklin-Bric

Senior  -55kg

Dontae de Jesus

Senior  -60kg

Keagan Young

Senior  -73kg

Luka Khatelishvili

Senior  -81kg

 

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