Selkirk Judo Club

Sarah Ekosky Wins Gold at Canada Cup

Sarah Ekosky competed with the Manitoba provincial team at the 2019 Canada Cup judo tournament held in Montreal on June 28 – 30, 2019. Approximately 400 competitors participated in this event from across Canada, the United States and several other countries.

On June 28, Sarah, a 15 year old brown belt, did not reach the podium in the U18 Women under 57 kg category. She finished with a record of 1 win and 2 losses.

On June 30, she competed in her own age division, U16 Girls under 57 kg. She won 4 straight matches, including the final against Adele Charneau from Quebec. She finished on top of the podium in her division of 9 competitors.

“The Canada Cup completes an excellent tournament season for Sarah. She finished third at the Canada Winter Games, won her U16 weight division at the Nationals and completed the season with a win at Canada Cup. Sarah has tremendous potential as she continues to progress in judo”, commented Brian Jones, one of the club’s coaches.