Medals for judo achievers

091211 Boness judo club medallists.
091211 Boness judo club medallists.

YOUNG Deanburn Judo Club members have become medallists thanks to their recent successes at the Newcastle Open.

Results at the annual tournament, the last of the year, were as follows: Sam Campbell, +35kg, bronze; Molly Campbell, +50kg, bronze; Kyle McDermot, U30kg, bronze; Cameron McDermot, +35kg, bronze; Justin Prentice, +70kg, bronze; Ellie Sneddon, U30kg, bronze; Amber Lee, +30kg, bronze; Jay McLean, +30kg, fifth place.

The club’s two top players, boy and girl, on the day were Sam Campbell and Amber Lee - who only took up the sport a few months ago!

Club coach Jayne Clason said: “For a lot of them it was their first tournament. It was a good achievement for them.”

Sights are now set on the Falkirk Challenge in Grangemouth in March, which attracts competitors from as far afield as England.

Training takes place at Kinneil School for primary-aged children. Visit www.deanburnjudo.org.uk for more information.