Judo Ontario Takes Home Six Medals on Day One of the Canada Winter Games

Thursday February 26th, 2015

Judo Ontario Takes Home Six Medals on Day One of the Canada Winter Games

 

It was a successful day for Team Ontario’s Judo Team on Day 1 of the competition.   Judo Ontario judoka finished the day with two gold, one silver, and three bronze medals.

Jessica Klimkait basically walked through the -57kg division unchallenged to win the gold medal, while Bradley Langlois won the final vs BC with a spectacular ippon to capture the -73kg gold medal.

Carolina Rincon had a terrific day, winning her preliminary matches by ippon and finished her day with the silver medal in the -48kg division.

Yassin Youssef, Florence Grenapin, and Kira Fusch all secured a bronze medal finish in their respective divisions.

In the -66kg division, Ethan Vandersanden went 1-2 and finished in 7th place.

Overall it was a strong day for Team Ontario.  Stay tuned for Day 2 results and the results of Saturday’s Team Competition.  For more Canada Winter Games Photos by Aartje Sheffield go to:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/aartje/sets/72157636732318424/

Or vist the Judo Ontario Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/JudoOntario

 

   

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