Coral Coast juniors take the fight to Innisfail
TEN juniors and one judoka from the Coral Coast Judo Club came away from the Innisfail Open Competition with a bag of 12 medals.
It was one of the last competitions to be held prior to the state titles.
The 70-strong competition had competitors from Innisfail, Cairns, Mt Isa, Charters Towers and Townsville.
Coral Coast’s gold medallists were Nanami Anderson, Gwenyth Dowell, Nikita McDonald, Jorja Tudehope, Solomon McGrath and Lachlan Wotton,.
Silver medals were awarded to Julie Anderson, Holly Dowell, Solomon McGrath and Oliver Tudehope.
Bronze medallists were Rikki Anderson and Matilda McDonald.
Club coach Andy Schmidt said “Jorja Tudehope and Solomon McGrath were in their first competitions and achieved great results.
“All our players continue to medal and this was really encouraging in the lead up to the state titles.”
Official confirmation has now been received that David Russell and Sebastian Temesi have been selected for the Australian team for the World Championships in Budapest, starting on August 28.
Coral Coast Judo Club made a great showing at the Innisfail contests