Jeremy Liggett

USA Judo

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Weight Category: 66kg
Date of Birth: March 26, 1989
Hometown: West Glenville, N.Y.
Club Name: NYAC / USA Judo National Training Site at the Jason Morris Judo Center
Coach: Jason Morris

Olympic Teams: Alternate in 2008 
Pan American Championship Teams: 2006 (Silver), 2004 (Fifth)
Junior World Championship Teams: 2008 (Seventh), 2006
Junior Pan American Championship Teams: 2006 (Bronze)

Personal: Liggett first made an international name for himself when he won a silver medal in the 60kg division as a 17-year-old at the 2006 Pan American Championships.  A two-time Junior World Team member, Liggett moved up to 66kg in 2006 and won his first international medal in the new weight division at the 2007 U.S. Open.  In June, Liggett became an alternate to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

Recent Career Highlights

2008:

  • Gold - USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championships (IJF-Junior, 66kg)
  • Gold - USA Judo National Collegiate Championships (IJF-Junior)
  • Gold - Ocean State International (IJF-Junior)
  • Gold - Pedro's Challenge
  • Gold - Junior World Trials
  • Silver - Morris Cup
  • Bronze - USA Judo Senior National Championships
  • Bronze - New York Open
  • Seventh - Junior World Championships

2007:

  • Gold - Ontario Open (IJF-Junior)
  • Gold - USA Judo National Junior Olympic Championships (IJF-Junior)
  • Gold - Morris Cup
  • Silver - Ladder Tournament (73kg)
  • Silver - Pedro's Challenge
  • Bronze - Fall Classic National Championships
  • Bronze - Rendez-Vous Canada
  • Bronze - U.S. Open
  • Bronze - Quebec Open (IJF-Junior, 66kg)
  • Bronze - New York Open
  • Fifth - USA Judo Senior National Championships
  • Fifth - British Open Championships

2006:

  • Gold - Ladder Tournament
  • Gold - Junior World Trials (60kg)
  • Gold - Junior U.S. Open (IJF-Junior, 60kg)
  • Bronze - Ontario Open (IJF-Junior, 66kg)
  • Bronze - USJF Junior National Championships (IJF-Junior, 60kg)
  • Bronze - Junior Pan American Championships (60kg) 
  • Bronze - New York Open

2005:

  • Gold - Quebec Open (IJF-Junior, 60kg)
  • Gold - Junior U.S. Open (Juvenile B, 60kg)
  • Gold - Junior U.S. Open (IJF-Junior, 60kg)

 2004:

  • Gold - Ladder Tournament (60kg)
  • Gold - USA Judo National Junior Olympic Championships (Juvenile B, 60kg)
  • Gold - USJA Junior National Championships (Juvenile B, 60kg)
  • Bronze - Quebec Open (IJF-Junior, 60kg)
  • Bronze - Junior U.S. Open (IJF-Junior, 60kg)
  • Bronze - USA Judo Senior National Championships (55kg)
  • Fifth - Pan American Championships (55kg)
  • Fifth - Simon Bolivar Cup (55kg)

2003:

  • Gold - Fall Classic National Championships (55kg)
  • Silver - Ontario Open (IJF-Junior, 55kg)
  • Silver - Rendez-Vous Canada (55kg)
  • Bronze - U.S. Open (55kg)
  • Bronze - Ladder Touranment (60kg)
  • Bronze - Junior U.S. Open (Juvenile A, 53kg)
  • Bronze - USJF Junior National Championships (Juvenile A, 53kg)