Medals for budding Judo stars at King’s Ely Junior

King’s Ely Junior pupils won a haul of awards at the Littleport Low Grade 4’s Judo Tournament.
Oliver Loveday, Mienke Putter, Nicholas Marshall, Lucas Hilcenko and Joseph Sibson were among over 120 young people who entered the competition on February 25th.
Oliver won a Bronze medal in the under 11 years old/less than 34 kg category, Mienke won a Silver medal in the under 11 years old/less than 34 kg category, Nicholas won a Bronze medal in the under 11 years old/less than 36kg category, Lucas won a Bronze medal in the under 12 years old/less than 42kg category and Joseph won a Bronze medal in the under 12 years old/less than 64kg category.
On the previous day, Lucas also represented King’s Ely Junior at the HMC Independent School Boys Judo Tournament in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Despite being one of the youngest competitors on the day, Lucas showed a lot of courage and finished fourth in the junior/under 42kg category.
Head of King’s Ely Junior, Richard Whymark, said: “We have been delighted with the popularity of our Judo activity over recent years and these pupils have applied themselves with determination to develop their skills superbly during that time. Their successes are well deserved and we congratulate them on achieving so much thanks to their commitment.”
To discover more about opportunities at King’s Ely, please visit www.kingsely.org.

 

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