Benjamin Kendrick

Date of birth: March 6, 2000

Weight division: 90KG

Height: 5’8 1/2

Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario

Residence: Montreal, Quebec

Judo Club: Takahashi Dojo

Personal Coach: Parents, Nathalie Gosselin & James Kendrick

Training place: Judo Canada National Training Centre at INS-Québec in Montreal




  • 2017 World Cadet Championships – Bronze medallist
  • 2017 Asian Open Hong Kong – Bronze medallist
  • 2016 & 2017 Cadet Pan-American Champion



  • Currently studying at Concordia University in Human Relations.


  • Started Judo at 5 years old, both of his parents (James Kendrick & Nathalie Gosselin) are former national team member, his mother represented Canada at the 1996 Olympics Games and she is inducted into the Judo Canada Hall of Fame.


  • Played Hockey for a long time until he decided to commit to Judo full time.



  • Nickname: Kendrick
  • Favorite food: A perfectly cooked and marinated steak
  • Favorite TV show: Family Guy
  • Hobby: Reading, studying and cooking
  • Phobia: Amusement parks
  • Good luck charm: Vick’s vapour rub
  • Guilty Pleasure: Desert place Mr.Puffs
  • Hidden talents: Speak Portuguese
  • Favorite sports team: Ottawa Senators



  • Facebook : Ben Kendrickoa
  • Instagram : mistakendrick


For the entire list of Benjamin’s results, please consult his JudoInside page :


Photos cc Rafal Burza:




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