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Bahamas Judo Federation athletes all medal in Florida
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:46:49 PM

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Bahamas Judo had it's best international performance ever at the Florida Open on February 25th. All 18 athletes medalled! Some attained multiple medals for multiple divisions. In total a haul was made of 9 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze. Trophies for 2nd Best Team overall, and best male senior athlete (Joshua Mcfall).

"This is the best performance we have ever had as a federation," said Sensei D'Arcy of the Bahamas Judo Federation. Three promotions to Black Belt by victory over other Black Belts. Best senior male athlete trophy (Joshua Mcfall). 2nd place overall team. Wow. Our sport has tipped." 

"It will be difficult to decide the final team for CARIFTA. But one thing we will know for sure is that every team member will be an international medalist."

The following are the athletes with their medal rankings:

Trenice Cumberbatch Gold; Trevor Cumberbatch Gold; Matthew Gittens Gold; Raven Pennerman, Silver and Bronze; Daleon Sweeting Gold and Silver; Davnate Sweeting Gold and Bronze; Taliano Ferguson Silver; Mya Beneby Silver and Bronze; Alsha Smith Silver and Bronze; Jasmine Russell Bronze; Keyon Cumberbatch Gold; Kentico Forbes Silver - won Black Belt through defeat of international Black Belt; Joshua Mcfall Gold - Most outstanding male athlete - won Black Belt through defeat of international Black Belt; Taryn Butler Silver and Gold; Desmond Bootle Silver and Silver; Jevon Eyma Bronze; Larry Marshall Silver and Bronze; adKarra Hanna Gold



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