Club win eight medals at competition

Members of Battlehill Judo Club who competed in the  Open Coloured Belt Competition at Kendal Judo Club.
Members of Battlehill Judo Club who competed in the Open Coloured Belt Competition at Kendal Judo Club.

MEMBERS of Battlehill Judo Club joined 170 other competitors at the Open Coloured Belt Competition being held by Kendal Judo Club.

The event was for novices through to black belts, with competitors from around England and Scotland taking part.

Siblings Joe and Megan Moody each won a bronze in the u25kg and u45kg events respectively, while Tonicha Brown took a further bronze in the girls over 60kg category.

Kieran Tweedy won all of his contests to reach the final and was narrowly defeated, returning with the silver award.

John Stone in the men’s u90kg event had strong opposition against three brown belt judoka and fought extremely well to gain a bronze.

Will Heavens, competing in his first BJA tournament, won his first two contests in spectacular fashion retuning with a well deserved silver.

Kris Anderson and Billy Snowden competed in the men’s black belt under 90kg and over 90kg categories, both gaining bronze awards.

Battlehill Judo Club is coached by Malcolm Young and the club train from Churchill Community College on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

For more information contact 07803 745184 or visit www.bhjudo.com