Ford Judo Club show medal behaviour

PUBLISHED: 14:00 25 May 2017

Ford Judo Club youngsters shone at the London Open

Ford Judo Club youngsters shone at the London Open


Judo youngsters impress at London Open

Ford Judo Club youngsters enjoyed a productive weekend at the London Open at UEL.

A squad of six took part in the event, with Mitchell Kennedy claiming gold and Tommy Batstone picking up silver as sister Meghan won bronze.

Hazel Powell entered the Masters section and walked away with silver, after withdrawing with an injury, while Danielle Mitchell competed in both the junior and senior competitions and claimed a pair of bronze medals.

William Cross finished fifth in his competition, while Jason Ailey and Mark Cliff completed courses to join the level two coaching staff.

Elsewhere, Ford’s Kalum Blanks took part in a grading event at Dartford and produced five excellent fights in quick time to earn his black belt.

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