In Portugal, Ontario judoka Jessica Klimkait earned the gold medal at the European Junior Cup in Coimbra.
On her way to the top of the Under 57 kg podium, she disposed of Portuguese Ines Ascencao, British Acelua Toprak, and Dutch Dewi Bermard. In the final match, she came out on top over British Jodie Caller.
“This is a great performance for Jessica,” said national junior coach Jean-Pierre Cantin. “She was very strategic the whole day.”