Quartet of success for judo club

Ellie Hutton, Callum McInnes, Jack Barnett and Jessica Cairns with their medals.
Ellie Hutton, Callum McInnes, Jack Barnett and Jessica Cairns with their medals.

Four junior members from Wallsend’s Bushido Judo Kwai travelled to Dumfries on Saturday to compete in the International Budo Federation 2013 Judo and Sambo Scottish Open.

Ellie Hutton got the club off to a good start by taking gold in the girls under 28kilo event.

Both Callum McInnes and Jack Barnett were in the boy’s under 35kilo event, with Callum winning gold and Jack winning the silver.

Jessica Cairns, competing in the under 55kilos, won the bronze medal while Ellie also entered the girl’s under 35kilo event and won the silver medal.

All four of the competitors train two evenings a week.

The Bushido Judo Kwai has its dojo at Kings Estate Residents Association, Wallsend, on Monday and Friday evenings. For further information visit www.bushidojudokwai.com