Selkirk Judo Club

Damien Ekosky Wins Bronze in Florida

Three members of the Selkirk Judo Club competed at the US Open Judo Championships held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on July 21 – 23, 2017. The tournament featured entries from the United States, Canada and numerous other Pan-American countries.

This year, the U18 and U21 age divisions at the US Open were designated as an International Judo Federation World Tour event.

In the U21 under 73 kg division, Damien Ekosky won 3 matches and lost 1. He finished with an impressive bronze medal performance in a category of 17 competitors. Damien also competed in the Senior Men under 73 kg division, finishing out of the medals with a record of 1 win and 2 losses.

Justin Ekosky and Sarah Ekosky also competed with the Manitoba team at this event, but did not place in their divisions. Sarah finished 5th in U15 Girls under 53 kg, after dropping the bronze medal contest.

 

Damien Ekosky Wins Bronze in Florida