Redbridge Judo Club bag impressive medal haul

Redbridge triumph at Herts and Essex Judo Championship

Redbridge Judo Club came back from the Herts and Essex Judo Championship with 14 medals on Saturday.

The event, which took place at Harlow Leisure Centre saw players from the club, as young as eight compete in the Championships with success for all their competitors as they earned five gold, one silver and seven bronze medals.

In the aged eight/nine category, Ben Shawyer picked up bronze, whilst Samantha Gipp and Clara Morrison scooped gold.

Barry Turi and Alexandra Kennedy-Lewis also earned bronze in their groups as Thomas Drayton brought home a gold medal.

Bronze went to Charlie Field, with Sam Tully and Jamin Hazell picking up golds.

John Fawsett won the only silver in the men’s senior orange belt as Tobias Davis and Adam Conway earned a gold and bronze respectively.

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Sam Pettet and Gordon Kennedy completed the medallists as they both scooped bronze medals in their category.

Steve Sandy, senior club coach was delighted with all their performances.

“I am so proud of the heart that my players showed at this event and how hard they tried.Everyone did their best,” he said.

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