Aberdeen judoka claims gold
Geoffrey Hanks of the Aberdeen Judo Club won gold in the under-15 male juvenile division at the Pacific International Open Judo Championships, held at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Saturday, Feb. 16.
The 13-year-old judoka downed Craig Cipywnyk of Saskatoon in the gold-medal matchup.
Cipywnyk had beaten Hanks in the final at the Saskatchewan Open Judo Championships last month in Regina.
Next up for AJC are the Judo BC Youth Provincial Championships, held in March in Prince George.