17 Medals at the Youth Nationals!

Tuesday July 13th, 2010

<p>Team Ontario took 17 gold medals at the recent Youth Nationals in Lethbridge, AB.   Overall, Ontario athletes won 17 gold, 10 silver, and 20 bronze medals.  The Youth Nationals serve as an important step in the lives of Ontario athletes and a vital leap forward to next season including the 2011 Canada Winter Games. Following the tournament over 290 athletes participated in the Training Camp.  <br /> <br />Special mention goes to Dave Burt, Head Coach of Judo Ontario at the Youth Nationals. Dave's Upper Canada Judo Club was ranked number one in the country over the three day competition. The Upper Canada Judo Club had the highest point total based on gold, silver and bronze medals. Dave was congratulated and recognized by Judo Canada at the banquet following the tournament.   The medal results serve as a big statement that Ontario is producing great young talent and Judo Ontario is on the rise in Canada.         <br /> <br />Congratulations to Dave and the entire Team Ontario delegation.<br /> <br />“Not only do you bring honor to yourselves and your club, but you bring honor to all of us.”</p>

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