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Canada Low on Results

Montreal, May 29, 2016 – New Brunswick judoka Andrew Vienneau came in seventh place in the Over 90 kg class this Sunday at the European Cadet Cup in Coimbra, Portugal. In the opening round, Vienneau swiftly disposed of Portuguese Henrique Ferreira with an ippon. He lost his second match, also by ippon, to Spanish Luis Alberto Bodalo Mateo, who would go... Read the rest of “Canada Low on Results”.

Tough Day for Canada

Montreal, May 28, 2016 (Sportcom) – Saturday was a short day for the Canadian judokas competing at the Guadalajara World Masters, in Mexico. All three of them were eliminated after only one match. Quebec athlete Antoine Valois-Fortier, competing in the Under 81 kg class, was shown the door by Russian Sirazhudin Magomedov, 20th in the... Read the rest of “Tough Day for Canada”.

Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard Just off the Podium

Montreal, May 27, 2016 (Sportcom) – Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard came close to getting her hands on a bronze medal this Friday in Mexico. The Quebec judoka, who’s preparing for the Rio Olympic Games, lost the fight for one of the Under 57 kg bronze medals at the World Masters competition in Guadalajara. Beauchemin-Pinard defeated Austrian Sabrina... Read the rest of “Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard Just off the Podium”.

Canada Brings Three Medals Home from Spain

Montreal, May 22, 2016 – Sunday was an excellent day for Canadian judokas at La Coruna’s European Judo Cup, with three of them stepping onto the podium. Mina Coulombe led the Maple Leafers with a gold in the Under 78 kg class, while Adriana Portuondo-Isasi and Kevin Gauthier each walked away with a bronze medal,... Read the rest of “Canada Brings Three Medals Home from Spain”.

Stéfanie Tremblay Just off the Podium in Almaty

Montreal, May 15, 2016 – Stéfanie Tremblay came in fifth in the Under 63 kg class at the Almaty Grand Prix this Saturday in Kazakhstan. The Canadian judoka was kept from taking home a bronze medal by Dutch Juul Franssen, 18th in the world, who served her an ippon. “She caught me by surprise and... Read the rest of “Stéfanie Tremblay Just off the Podium in Almaty”.

It’s in and out for Canadian Judokas

Montreal, May 7, 2016 – It was a shortlived tournament for Canadian judokas at the Baku Grand Slam, in Azerbaijan. Stéfanie Tremblay was eliminated after her first match on Saturday, as were her teammates Ecaterina Guica and Sergio Pessoa, on Friday. Tremblay, ranked 28th in the world, started out her day with a bye from... Read the rest of “It’s in and out for Canadian Judokas”.

Team Canada in Full Swing !

Montreal, April 30, 2016 – With a flawless record, Quebec judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier has earned his first PanAmerican gold this Saturday, in Havana, Cuba. Kelita Zupanzic, Kyle Reyes and Marc Deschênes also contributed to Canada’s medal haul. In the Under 81 kg, Beaupont judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier was not too bothered by his opponents. One by... Read the rest of “Team Canada in Full Swing !”.