Athletes from the Moose Jaw Koseikan Judo Club continued to find success on the National Judo Circuit the weekend of October 21/22.
Seven athletes from the Moose Jaw Judo Club attended the Hatashita Ontario Open Judo Tournament this past weekend as part of the 12 person Team Sask contingent representing Judo Saskatchewan. Coach Destiny Gibney was also in attendance as part of the Team Sask coaching staff.
Ontario Open is one of the most challenging events on the Canadian Circuit and Moose Jaw athletes had impressive performances.
Avery Gibney earned a Silver medal in the U21 -52kg, category securing her position on the National Team, and took 7th place in the Senior -52kg category.
Kolbi Fenrick took 7th place in the Senior -57kg category.
Emmett Lee-Neuman earned a Bronze medal in the U16 -46kg category.
Other athletes from Moose Jaw Judo representing Team Sask were Felix Leonard, Hawkins Jacobson, Kenzie Woods, and Nova Lee-Neuman. All the athletes fought hard and gained valuable experience.
In November Avery, Kolbi, Hawkins, and Felix will head to Quebec as part of the 6 person Team Sask contingent chosen to compete at the next tournament in the Canadian Circuit, the Quebec Open. They will stay in Quebec to train at the national training centre for 2 days after which Avery and Kolbi will compete at an international level at the Cadet/Junior Panamerican Cup in Montreal. Also joining Team Sask for these events will be Coach Destiny Gibney.