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On Sunday 14th March Hawthorn Judo had Charlotte represent them at the Queensland International Open.
Unfortunately there was no one for her to fight in the u40kg of the Junior Girls division so she stepped up to the u44kg level. After some strong Judo early on Charlotte found herself in the Gold medal match. Unfortunately it was a fight too far as she ...
Charlotte was competing in the Junior Girls division and we are pleased to say brushed all before her aside for a Gold Medal. All three fights were won by Ippon and she showed plenty of technique along the way.
Her first fight ended very abruptly via a perfectly executed Seoi Nage. Up next she tried the same throw and scored a Wazari and then after ...
Respresenting Hawthorn were:
U9's - Alex & Matthew
U12's - Charlotte, Kei & Ryan
Senior Girls - Charlotte
Cadets & Junior Women - Ana
Senior Men - Mahdi
As usual everyone gave their best and a pretty impressive medal haul was the result. In the U9's Matthew kicked off with a great Tai Otoshi for Ippon and after winning another two ...
Welcome to the all new Hawthorn Judo Website. Now that you have come across this you may be a member already, or a parent of one of our juniors, or simply a guest looking for more information about who we are and what we offer. No matter the reason now you're here, we hope that this site proves useful in answering your questions and supplying you with the ...
The action kicked off with Mathew and Alex in the U9's. Mathew made short work of his group on way to a Gold medal, and Alex came up against a couple of very tough opponents. In the end in Alex's group the all beat each other but on count back Alex under up with the Bronze even though he had beaten the eventual winner. It was good tough judo from the ...