Gold medal spree for Judo stars

THREE pairs from St Albans Judo Club entered the BJA Southern Area Open Kata Championships which was held at Croydon.

THREE pairs from St Albans Judo Club entered the BJA Southern Area Open Kata Championships which was held at Croydon.

Current National Champions Bradley Walsh and Victoria Cleevely performed well to win gold in the Under 12s. Following them were Tom Borzák and Megan Taylor in the over 12s category of the Nage No Kata. Again, as the National champions in their category, they produced some stunning techniques to take gold.

Victoria and Bradley then went on to win gold in the Katame No Kata (groundwork techniques).

The seniors followed next, first in the Katame No Kata where Zoli Borzák and Bob Cleevely took silver. The next category for Bob and Zoli was Ju No Kata which demonstrates attack and counter attack and they won gold.


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Bob and Zoli, as part of the British squad, will be representing Great Britain in Ju No Kata at the European Kata Championships which is to be held in Malta in May.

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