Selkirk Judo Club

Selkirk Judo Club Team Wins Medals in Regina

Eight members of the Selkirk Judo Club competed at the 2018 Saskatchewan Open in Regina on October 20 and 21.  The team returned with 1 gold and 2 silver medals.

Sarah Ekosky won gold in U16 Girls under 57 kg.  Sarah won 3 straight matches in her division of 9 competitors to earn top spot on the podium.  She defeated Mia Parker from Alberta in the final.

Daniel Ekosky won silver in U14 Boys under 60 kg.  With 4 fighters in his division, Daniel fought a round robin, winning 2 matches and losing 1.   

Damien Ekosky won silver in Senior Men Advanced under 73 kg.  There were 13 fighters in his division, and after a first round bye, Damien finished with a 2 – 1 record.  He lost in extra time to Sava Antic from Ontario in the final.

Damien, Justin and Sarah Ekosky will travel with the Manitoba team to tournaments in Montreal and Toronto on the November 3 and 4 and November 10 and 11 weekends, respectively.  The first local tournament of the year will be the St. Boniface Open on November 24.

“Our team performed well in Regina.  The Saskatchewan Open has moved from January to October and it was the first tournament of the season for our fighters.  They will have some areas to work on as they prepare for the remaining fall tournaments,” commented Brian Jones, one of the club’s coaches.