Moberly Stars at Minors and Masters Nationals, Hampshire, Adler Cup and Abu Dabi
It was a special weekend for the Moberly Stars as new and old members took to the mat in events in London, Hampshire, Frankfurt and Abu Dhabi.
At the British Masters, veterans Alex Grapman, Winnie and Richard took a clean sweep of gold medals in their respective categories with some great judo. Youngsters, Parnell and Kristians competing in the Minors Nationals won fantastic silvers in the u46 and u50 categories. Both were extremely unfortunate not to have taken gold medals.
Over in Hampshire, Veras Brothers, Liam u50k and Luan u66k won golds while Luca u42k had to settle for a silver in the Hampshire Open. Also competing in his first event for almost 5 years was Ramone Alexander in the u81k seniors. With the added pressure of the watching Mikes Judo club kids, Ramone rolled back the years to win gold with a very typical destructive performance.
Over in Germany, Oliver and Emma were competing in the Adler Cup. A very well attended event with huge groups. Oliver ended the day just losing out for bronze in the u46k While Emma picked up a battling bronze in the u9 year group.
In Abu Dhabi, John was earning more Olympic qualifying points at the grand slam losing to ex World Champion Tchrikishvilli from Georgia after a fantastic 1st round victory.