Juniors are on song at tournament

BASSINGBOURN Judo Club held a successful annual tournament – with a number of pupils shining. More than 40 juniors took part, split into seven groups, based on size, age and experience. Geoff Klein of Bassingbourn Judo Club said: Several of these junior

BASSINGBOURN Judo Club held a successful annual tournament - with a number of pupils shining.

More than 40 juniors took part, split into seven groups, based on size, age and experience.

Geoff Klein of Bassingbourn Judo Club said: "Several of these juniors have not fought in a tournament before and they all did very well.

"There was one particular contest where we had extra time. It was very exciting with the first person to score the winner.


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"Callum Irons won after executing a perfect Ippon throw in about 15 seconds. Callum did not win either a gold or silver medal, but was awarded a special medal for his efforts."

Alex Macdonald and Russell Holway, two of the older juniors, were also awarded club refereeing certificates after gaining valuable experience for their junior coach awards.

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Klein said: "It was a great tournament and the youngsters did really well. They're a talented group.

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