Wallsend judo club lands six medals at event

left to right:- Jenny Francis, Zac Ellerby, Jack Barnett, Jessica Cairns, Millie Williams and Ellie Hutton.
left to right:- Jenny Francis, Zac Ellerby, Jack Barnett, Jessica Cairns, Millie Williams and Ellie Hutton.

Six junior members of Wallsend’s Bushido Judo Kwai competed in the Newcastle Area British Judo Council Area Grade and Veteran Tournament at Benfield Centre for Sport.

Zac Ellerby, nine, was first to fight and he came away with a bronze medal.

Nine year old Ellie Hutton took gold in her event, silver went to ten-year-old Millie Williams with nine-year-old Jenny Francis winning herself a bronze.

Ten-year-old Jack Barnett and 13-year-old Jessica Cairns were both awarded runner up medals.

The Bushido Judo Kwai train on Monday and Friday evenings, at Kings Estate Residence Association Hall, Millfield Avenue, Wallsend.

For further information visit www.bushidojudokwai.com