The Fernie Judo Club won 13 medals at the Creston Challenge Cup on Nov. 14.

Judo club brings home 13 medals

Club competed in Creston Challenge Cup last weekend, brining home a total of 13 medals.

On Nov. 14, a strong group of competitors, coaches and referees from the Fernie Judo Club travelled to Creston to participate in the Tenth Annual Creston Challenge Cup Tournament and Zone 1 BC Winter Games Selections. With participants coming from Castlegar, Creston, Invermere and Spokane, 13 Fernie members competed bringing home a total of 13 medals.

The Creston tournament was also a BC Winter Games Selection tournament, with Fernie competitors Brianna Falk, Charlotte Higgins, Dylan Hutchinson, and Nathan Bullock being named to the Zone 1 team.

Also competing in the Senior Women’s Division and winning gold was Kara Goodman who is training hard to be part of the B.C. team for a second year and competing at the Canadian Nationals this spring.

The next major event for the Fernie club will be their annual tournament in January which brings together over 100 competitors from the Kootenays and Southern Alberta.

 

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