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2018 Barbados International Tournament

ruffrespectThe Barbados Judo Association hosted their MMXVIII - 18TH International Judo Tournament on Saturday December 1st, 2018 at the Lloyd Erskine Center. This event was one of the final events of the Barbados Olympic Association Independence Invitational  Games (BiiG) calendar. Some seventy-six athletes from four countries participated in these annual championships. 

The tournament theme for this year was “JUDO - NUFF RESPECT”, proudly emblazoned in gold letters on the beautiful blue shirts worn by the Elite Volunteers of the Barbados Judo Association in their role as tournament officials. The competitors contested keenly displaying a variety of techniques and skills. Both seniors and juniors Judokas demonstrated their passion, deep fighting spirit and,at the conclusion of their contests,...nuff resepct.

When the tournament concluded Barbados was holding the first place trophy; twenty one golds, twenty four silvers and 19 bronzes. In second place was Curacao with two golds and two silvers, third place went to USA with two golds and in fourth place was Martinique with one gold. The Ippon trophies were awarded to Malachi Desir (Barbados) and Christiane Gibson (Barbados).

Following the tournament on Saturday, a Caribbean Judo Association Training Camp was held on Sunday 2nd December. This camp was conducted by  Professor Ian Weithers 6th Dan (Barbados). The Barbados Judo Association would like to thank all who assisted in making the event a resounding success.



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