Selkirk Judo Club

St. Boniface Open Judo Tournament

Twenty-one fighters from the Selkirk Judo Club competed at the St. Boniface Open Judo Tournament held at Gordon Bell High School in Winnipeg on November 9, 2013.  The Selkirk Club returned with six gold, five silver and three bronze medals. 

Winning gold were Jillian Berard in U14 Girls under 34 kg, Justin Ekosky in U14 Boys under 50 kg, Aaron Haak in U16 Men under 55 kg, Damien Ekosky in both U16 Men under 60 kg and U18 Men under 60 kg,  and Julien Mitchell in Senior Men Advanced over 90 kg.   

Silver medals were awarded to Hayden Bannerman in U14 Boys under 34 kg, Lauryn Kolada in U16 Women under 44 kg, Bailey Malinowski in U14 Boys under 50 kg, Tanner Onagi in U18 Men under 60 kg, and Brandyn Cassidy in Senior Men Advanced over 90 kg.

Riley Malinowski earned a bronze medal in U18 Men under 60 kg, as did Joey Kuch in U18 Men over 81 kg and Franklin Martin in Senior Men Advanced under 73 kg.

Brandyn Cassidy also took home a trophy for scoring the fastest win in the tournament – for a match that took just 4 seconds.