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Ford Judo Club siblings among the medals

PUBLISHED: 08:58 07 November 2016 | UPDATED: 08:58 07 November 2016

Ford Judo Club youngsters celebrate

Ford Judo Club youngsters celebrate

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Youngsters win golds and silver at latest event

Ford Judo club sent a team of five young judoka to the ‘We Shall Remember Them, Help For Heroes’ competition at Brompton Barracks in Gillingham.

Brothers Danny and Tommy Batstone both took gold medals in their weight categories, while the brother-and-sister duo of Rebecca and Ronnie Heavey took gold and silver respectively from their events.

Their efforts helped Ford finish third overall in the team standings and club welfare officer Steve Kennedy said: “It’s great to see the younger ones doing so well. It is a great achievement to step on the mat in front of a crowd and fight.”

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