Judo: African Sambo championship-Labrosse, Jeanne return with bronze medals


10-May-2013

Labrosse won a bronze medal in the 68kg category and Jeanne took his in the 74kg classy.

Labrosse won two out of three fights, the only defeat coming at the hands of a Moroccan. As for Jeanne he had to fight four times and he won all but one. His only loss was also to a Moroccan.
Seychellois judokas were making their debut in the Sambo championship and the results achieved should be seen as a success.

The athletes have now been invited to take part in two other competitions – the 27th Summer Universiade to be held in Kazan, Russia in July, and the second the World Championships in St Petersburg in Russia

Seychelles Judo Association chairperson Monique Athanase also received a gold medal on behalf of the federation for her involvement in the championship.

S. N.

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