The weekend saw the final major competition on the judo calendar for 2019, the British Championships for -21’s and for seniors.
Representing East Yorkshire Judo Academy was Sean Tooby, Holly Bentham and Tommy Jackson. For Sean and Holly, Saturday wasn’t to be their day with both players fighting well but not able to progress past the first round of 3 fights.
Longcroft Sixth Form pupil, Holly Bentham, has been selected to be part of Team England competing at this year’s Youth Commonwealth Games.
The games are being held in Nassau, The Bahamas, commencing on the 18 July and concluding 5 days later on the 23 July and cover a multitude of sports including athletics, swimming, rugby 7s, tennis, beach volleyball along with Holly’s chosen sport of judo.
St Helens in the North West of England was the venue for the third out of a total of six ranking events of the 2013/14 season, last weekend. The East Yorkshire Judo Academy sent a strong selection of seven players to contest for honours.
Three of the East Yorkshire Judo Academy’s leading junior fighters, Tanith Spencer (14) Ottavio Razzino (14) and Holly Bentham (12) travelled to Holland to compete in the Venray International Tournament.