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P.E.I. judo athletes win medals at Elite national championships

George Madumba of the Summerside Toshidokan Judo Club (TJC) will compete at the Elite national championships in Montreal, Que., this weekend.
George Madumba of the Summerside Toshidokan Judo Club (TJC) competef at the Elite national championships in Montreal, Que., last weekend. - Jason Simmonds

Hetherington, Madumba, Thomas have strong performances

SUMMERSIDE – P.E.I.’s three athletes at Judo Canada’s Elite national championships all returned home with medals.

George Madumba of the Summerside Toshidokan Judo Club won silver for the second year in a row. Madumba posted a 3-1 (won-lost) record while competing in the under-18 -90-kilogram class.
RJ Hetherington of the Rikidokan Judo Club in Charlottetown also earned a silver medal while competing in under-18 as an under-16 athlete. Hetherington went 2-1 in the -46-kilogram group.
Alicia Thomas of the Lennox Island Judo Club claimed a bronze medal in the under-18 +70-kilogram category after winning two of her three bouts.
The invitation-only competition was held in Montreal.

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