Selkirk Judo Club

2009 Brandon Open

The Selkirk Judo Club sent a team of 14 competitors to the Brandon Open judo tournament held at New Era School in Brandon on October 24.  The Selkirk contingent returned with 4 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze medal.

Winning gold medals were Damien Ekosky in boys (under 13 years old) under 35 kg, Melissa Haak in girls (under 13 years old) under 45 kg, Julien Mitchell in senior men advanced (16 years old and up) under 81 kg and Jason Northwood in senior men advanced over 90 kg.

Silver medals went to Tanner Onagi in boys under 35 kg, Joey Kuch in boys under 55 kg, Georgia Lechman in girls under 45 kg, Emily Kolada in juvenile women (13 – 14 years old) under 48 kg, Brandyn Cassidy in cadet (15 – 16 years old) under 73 kg, Kyle Boch in cadet under 66 kg and Julien Mitchell in cadet under 81 kg.

Tim Beckett earned a bronze medal in senior men advanced under 81 kg.