Eight titles canadian seniors were won by judokas quebec, Saturday, at the canadian Championships elite who have been held at la Tohu in Montreal. Four titles have also been added by the quebec athletes at least 18 years of age.
Among the canadian champions at the weekend, there are two Dolmissois, Marie Besson and Simon Package, as well as the Laterroise Amélie Grenier.
Ranked first in Canada in the under 52 kg, Marie Besson has retained his title, acquired last year by defeating in the final the number 2 in the country, the Alberta Taeya Koliaska.
Among the champions, seniors Saturday, the Olympian of Rio 2016 Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard (Club de judo Saint-Hubert) has taken its revenge and defeated the Alberta Hanako Kuno in the final of the under 70 kg. Kuno had eliminated the judo de Saint-Hubert it was a year ago at this same tournament. Aibhleann Alexander, the club Shidokan, she also had a perfect day and won the title in the category -57 kg. In the final, she defeated by ippon the Alberta Emma Caldwell.
Included the provision of the Laterroise Roxanne Emond (Ju Shin Kan) among the seniors 63 kilos, which is inclined against the Neo-Écossaire Sierra Tanner (bronze medallist).
Package and Attic
Sunday, in the tournaments of less than 18 years of age, the Dolmissois Simon Package (-55 kg, Club Albatross), has also been crowned the canadian champion. Package, Yanis Hashemi (-66 kg judo Club St. Paul the Hermit) and Munkhjin Batdorj (-73 kg, Club de judo Shidokan) are mounted on the top step of the podium, while Amélie Grenier (Judo Ju-Shin-Kan Laterrière) was the sole in Quebec to impose on the female side.
In the division of -60 kg, Québec took possession of the podium, while Gueorgui Poklitar (Kiseki Judo) won gold, Alexander Di Bartolo (Club de judo Shidokan) has collected the money, and Benjamin Daviau (Club de judo Saint-Hyacinthe) and Hakim Chala (Kiseki Judo) both walked away with the bronze. In this category, the Baieriverain Arno Blacquière (Judokas Jonquière) lost to Di Bartolo, who went on to make the finals.
Quebec has also been master in the under 81 kg. Alexander Arencibia (Club de judo Shidokan) grabbed the title by beating Jeremie Blain (Club de judo Boucherville) in the final. Earlier in the tournament, Blain had accessed the round ultimate because of the package Arthur Margelidon (Club de judo Shidokan) because of an injury.
Zachary Burt (-90 kg, Club de judo Shidokan), has also been crowned canadian champion. He has prevailed in the face of the Ontario Mohab El Nahas in the final. The Quebecois Étienne Briand (Academy of Judo Sept-Îles) and Louis Krieber-Gagnon (Club de judo Shidokan), both defeated in the semi-finals, won the bronze medal.