Selkirk Judo Club

2013 Eastern Manitoba Open

Sixteen members of the Selkirk Judo Club competed at the Eastern Manitoba Open in Steinbach on April 13.  The Club returned with 4 gold, 7 silver and 2 bronze medals.     

Damien Ekosky collected a gold medal in U15 Boys under 60 kg, winning three straight matches.  He also entered an older age division, winning another 3 matches in U18 Men under 60 kg to claim his second gold of the day.  He defeated Martin Rickey of the St. Boniface Judo Club in the U18 final. 

Also winning gold was Joey Kuch in U15 Boys over 66 kg and Tanner Onagi in U18 Men under 55 kg. 

Silver medals went to Justin Ekosky in U13 Boys under 46 kg, Aaron Haak in U15 Boys under 50 kg, Lauryn Kolada in U15 Girls under 40 kg, Riley Malinowski in U18 Men under 55 kg and Franklin Martin in Senior Men under 81 kg.  Finally, Brandyn Cassidy was a double silver medallist, placing second in both Senior Men under 100 kg and the Senior Men Open Weight Divisions.

Bronze medals went to Bailey Malinowski in U13 Boys under 42 kg and Bronwyn Morissette-Cooper in U13 Girls under 32 kg.