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  • Presentation of the Order of the Rising, Gold and Silver Rays by His Excellency Teruhiko Shinada Ambassador of Japan to Barbados, to Professor Hoskins Caddle, President of Barbados Judo Association
  • Presentation to Professor Hoskins Caddle of the Jigoro Kano Gold Porcelain statute by Vlad Marinsecu, representative of Mr. Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation
  • The Warm Up before the 19th Barbados International Tournament
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Junior Judokas Shine at the Legacy Cup 2020

The Legacy Cup Judo Tournament hosted by The Marine Gardens Judo Club (MGJC) got the Barbados Judo Association calendar started for 2020. This tournament was held at the Marine Gardens Dojo, on Saturday the 29th February, 2020. The competition was keenly contested by the junior athletes. There were 22 categories; of the twenty two categories Marine Gardens won ten (10), Keikath School of Martial Arts (Keikath) (3),Phoenix Judo Club (BAR) (2), and St. Cyprians Boys School Judo Club (1). For the second year this tournament has attracted a club from overseas….Phoenix Judo- Guadeloupe (GUA) who bagged six (6).  The junior athletes as young as 5 years’ old demonstrated courage and spirit. At the close; athletes, parents, guardians and well-wishers were beaming with delight. We are truly proud of our young ones who have shown a great deal of promise for the future.

Gold medal Winners

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Amir Drayton

MGJC

Ethan Axel John

PJ/GUA

Ryoko Murray

PJC

Joshua McDonald

MGJC

Thomas Gisquet

PJ/GUA

Joshua Morris

SCB

Kamran Moseley

MGJC

Anaelle Rousset

PJ/GUA

   

Kayla Batson

MGJC

Eben Louison

PJ/GUA

   

Malik Drayton

MGJC

Ylann Berdier

PJ/GUA

   

Mariana Lascurain

MGJC

Elias Lhomme

PJ/GUA

   

Naeem Jones

MGJC

Taj Miller

KEIKATH

   

Ria Greene

MGJC

Halle Roberts

KEIKATH

   

Ronico Marshall

MGJC

Aymon Parris

KEIKATH

   

Tristian Nightengale

MGJC

Aiden Vaughn

PJC

   

Silver medal Winners

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Zackary Marshall

MGJC

Kristopher Paige

MGJC

Lucka Kancel

PJ/GUA

Kodi Brathwaite

MGJC

Nathan Coombs

MGJC

Asondre Alleyne

KEI

Christopher Greene

MGJC

Jason Watson

MGJC

Liam Vaughn

PJC

Maleek Howard

MGJC

Dorion Cox

MGJC

Shaquerii Leacock

PJC

Amari Steele

MGJC

Syuri Branch-Dash

MGJC

Rashawn Daniel

PJC

Malachi Desir

MGJC

Maleah Hayde

MGJC

   

Zaahir Walcott

MGJC

Naira Green

MGJC

   

Aria Harding

MGJC

Ismael Blanchenet

PJ/GUA

   

Bronze medal Winners

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Ashley Green

MGJC

Jatari Haynes-Skeete

MGJC

   

Amaya Batson

MGJC

Mael Knavte

MGJC

   

Avery Clarke

MGJC

Tyler Branker

MGJC

   

Dominic Harrison

MGJC

Mathis Antoine

PJ/GUA

   

Donte Cox

MGJC

Rakario Murray

PJC

   

Ethan Clarke

MGJC

       

The Marine Gardens Judo Club family would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors and well-wishers’ who assisted in making this tournament a success. Armstrong Agencies, BOA, Fashionation Clothing and Accessories, RMJ Agencies, Sagicor  and Kiala Branch.

We are Team Marine ---------The Will, the Skill, and the Thrill

 

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BARBADOS doing the double at the 19th Barbados International Judo Tournament & 3rd Carifta Championships

Barbados Judo Association hosted their MMX19 International Judo Championship and the 3rd Carifta Championship on Saturday December 7th, 2019 at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. The tournaments theme for this year was “LIVE IT! LOVE IT! JUDO”. The competitors contested keenly displaying a variety of techniques and skills. Both senior and junior Judokas demonstrated a passion and deep fighting spirit. The medal standing at the conclusion, Barbados was holding the first place trophy; sixteen golds, sixteen silvers and 16 bronzes. In second place was Martinique, with three golds and four silvers and two bronze, third place went to Curacao with one gold. The Ippon trophies were awarded to Ryoko Murray (Barbados) and Mariana Lascurain (Barbados).

Amongst the invited guest and patrons was His Excellency Teruhiko Shinada AMBASSADOR OF JAPAN, Mr. Vlad Marinsecu, representative of the International Judo Federation, Mrs. Sandra Osborne President of the Barbados Olympic Association and Mr. Cameron Burke Assistant General Secretary Barbados Olympic Association and chairman BIIG Games Organizing Committee.

During the opening ceremony His Excellency Teruhiko Shinada AMBASSADOR OF JAPAN TO BARBADOS presented the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays to the President of the Barbados Judo Association Professor Hoskins Caddle. Professor Caddle was also presented with an award from the International Judo Federation, a Herend Porcelain Statue of Jigoro Kano (Founder of Judo) for his contribution to the development of judo in Barbados, by Mr. Vlad Marinsecu.

Following the championships on Saturday, a Caribbean Judo Confederation Training Camp was held on Sunday 8th December. This camp was conducted by Professor Ian Weithers (Barbados). The Barbados Judo Association would like to thank all who assisted in making the event a success.

 

BJA 3954     BJA 4362    BJA 4352

 

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Father and son duo flying the flag for Barbados

IMG 20191008 095256 478Trust, faith and compassion. These are the attributes Asa Weithers and his coach Ian have shown to the world before the world number 226 has even stepped on the tatami of the sport’s elite at the Brasilia Grand Slam.

Ian and Asa are not your standard judoka and coach partnership, but they are father and son, united by their pride in representing the small island nation of Barbados and their devotion to judo.

The 24-year-old is a young man with a dream that centres around five interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green, and red on a white field.

Father Ian has been consumed by judo in the Caribbean nation since he first practiced the sport nearly 40 years ago.

“My mum’s friend did judo and said that her boys should try the sport,” said the approachable 54-year-old.

“This was in 1970 and at the time we had one main club on the island.

Rea the full article at https://www.ijf.org/news/show/father-and-son-duo-flying-the-flag-for-barbados

written  By Mark Pickering on 07. Oct 2019

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