Priscilla Gagné claimed her first international victory on Saturday at the Para-Panamerican Judo Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil, winning the gold medal in the U52 kg division at the tournament for visually impaired athletes.
Benjamin Kendrick climbed onto the third step of the podium in the U90 kg division at the Cadet World Championships on Saturday. The tournament is being held in Santiago, Chile.
Luka Khatelishvili took Canada’s top spot on Friday at the Cadet World Championships in Santiago, Chile. With a total of two wins and two losses, he finished in seventh place in the U81 kg category.
When Keagan Young left Canada for Chile a few days ago, he declared that he was ‘going to try to win a medal’. Mission accomplished!
Canada will be well represented at the fifth edition of the Cadet World Championships, being held in Santiago, Chile from August 9 to 13. The 15 members of Canada’s team were selected following two years of international competition.
On day one of the judo trials at the VIII Jeux de la Francophonie, being held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Gueorgui Poklitar captured a silver medal for the Quebec delegation on Tuesday in the U66 kg division.
Saturday, one lonely Canadian judoka was on the tatami at the European Judo Open in Minsk, Belarus. However, Warren Seib (U73 kg) was ousted from the competition rather quickly, after a loss and a win in preliminary rounds.
This Saturday, three Canadian judokas climbed atop the podium at the Junior European Judo Cup in Paks, Hungary.
After ousting her Polish opponent, Zuzanna Komarek, by ippon in the U57 kg bronze medal final, Canadian judoka Yumi Amal Bellali stepped onto the third level of the podium on Saturday at the Junior European Cup, being held in Gdynia, Poland.
Antoine Valois-Fortier’s preparations for the World Championships are running smoothly. After bring crowned champion of the Hohhot Grand Prix last week, he clinched the gold medal at the Asia Open on Sunday in Taipei, Taiwan.
UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour stops in Tokyo on July 15. Here is what they have in store.
Canada added two more medals to its collection at China’s Hohhot Grand Prix on Saturday.
Friday, Canadian judokas Ecaterina Guica and Jessica Klimkait both added a medal to their growing collections.
Two hours after being defeated in overtime in the U90 kg bronze medal fight against Cuba’s Ivan Felipe Silva Morales on Sunday in Mexico, Zachary Burt was still trying to make sense of the referee’s call.
Étienne Briand is leaving Mexico with a silver medal around his neck. Although the Montrealer bowed out to his opponent in the U81 kg final at the Cancun Grand Prix, he did not go down without a fight.
The curtain came down on the Canadian Judo Championships Presented by biosports.team on Sunday afternoon.
The 2017 Canadian Judo Championships Presented by biosports.team are now officially open. Although the Kata events began on Thursday, the opening ceremonies took place Friday morning at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.
Jessica Klimkait was the only Canadian to step onto the podium on Saturday at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia, claiming a bronze medal in the U57 kg division.
A judo bout is an intense four-minute adrenalin rush where the object is to avoid finding oneself lying on one’s back on the tatamis.
The Canadians put on an impressive performance on Saturday at the European Judo Cup in Orenburg, Russia.
Étienne Briand and Zachary Burt were both awarded gold medals on Sunday, the final day of the European Cup, held in Orenburg, Russia.
Helping others is one of the fundamental values of judo, which is why Judo Canada will take advantage of the upcoming Canadian Judo Championships presented by biosports.team, being held in Calgary.
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour prepares for season 3 in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi and London for 2017-18.
The Northwest Territories will be represented by a delegation of five judokas at the Canadian Open Judo Championships, which will be held in Calgary from May 25 to 28.
Eight years ago, a 19-year-old man proudly stepped onto the highest level of the podium at the Canadian Open Championships. Three years later, that same judoka surprised his entire country when he won a bronze medal at the London Olympic Games.
Canada’s judokas added two silver medals to their haul in Sunday’s team events, held on the last day of the Pan American Championships in Panama City.
At Saturday’s Pan American Championships, held in Panama City, Canadian judokas Kelita Zupancic and Étienne Briand both ended the day with medals around their necks.
More than 800 athletes from 10 provinces and three territories are expected to participate in the Canadian Open Championships, which will be held from May 24 to 28 at Calgary’s Olympic Oval.
Louis Krieber-Gagnon and Marc Deschênes both stepped up to the second place spot on the podium Sunday at the Pan-American Open in Lima, Peru.
Antoine Bouchard is bringing home a silver medal from the Pan-American Judo Open in Lima, Peru.
After winning three medals yesterday, Canada’s representatives at the Pan-American Open in Santiago, Chile finished the day in brilliant fashion on Sunday, when six Canadians took to the podium.
Antoine Bouchard was awarded the gold medal in the U66 kg category at the Pan-American Judo Open held in Santiago, Chile on Saturday.