Double gold for Janis

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Double gold for Janis thumbnailRen Bu Kan fighters Cathal McNab, Janis Sumanis and Paul McConville with coach Harry McGuigan.

THE All Ireland Judo Championships for juniors, seniors and veterans were held on Saturday past in the new National Indoor Arena in Dublin.

The Ren Bu Kan Judo club from Dungannon had another fantastic day winning two Gold, five Silver and four Bronze medals.

Janis Sumanis won both the senior 90 kilos category and the veterans 90 kilos winning all seven of his contests inside the distance.

Silver medals went to Jonny Herron in the senior 100 kilos, Paul McConville in the veterans 90 kilos and, in the junior age group, Silver was won by Astijus Yakubaitis, Kyle Brennan, and Finn McGurk.

Bronze medal winners were Padraig McGurk, Cathair McGurk, Matt Barrett and Daniel McGibbon.

It was another great year for Ren Bu Kan who are now looking forward to turning out for the National Championships next year.


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