Members of the Kelowna Judo Club have picked up their share of medals over the last two weeks. The winners are: Jim Hamilton

Medal haul for Kelowna Judo Club

Local athletes make podium at events in Edmonton and Vernon

Kelowna Judo Club athletes struck for four medals at the Edmonton International Judo Championships on April 6.

KJC members won two gold medals—Ben Hamiton in the boys under 11 33 kg class, and Kathy Hubble in the women’s open-age masters lightweight division.

Jim Hamilton won a silver medal in the men’s under 40 masters 90 kg division, while teammate Dave Guthrie won bronze in the same event.

Josh Hamilton took fourth place in the boys under-13 36 kg category.

Meanwhile, at the Vernon B.C. Junior Inter-club Shiai held he previous weekend, Kelowna sent 10 competitors and dominated the event.

The results were:  Madelyn Artiss 2nd place; Grayson Tolsdorf 1st and 3rd; Gunnar Tolsdorf 1st;

Jake Black 1st; Max Black  2nd; Ben Hamilton 2nd; Josh Hamilton 2nd; Bailey Leatherdale 1st; and Ben Leatherdale 1st.


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