Team USA's Anthony Turner Takes Bronze at PanAm Games
October 26, 2011 – Anthony Turner, 100+ kg ( Ki-Itsu-Sai National Training Center, Coral Springs, FL), fought his way back from a first-match loss to take bronze at the prestigious Pan American Games in Guadalajara today.
The Pan American Games draw top athletes from throughout the Americas in numerous sports. Judo got started today with Turner leading the way up the podium. Judo competition continues through Saturday with Kayla Harrison and other US favorites fighting through brackets that include judo powerhouse countries like Brazil and Cuba.
Catch all the action of your favorite judo stars fighting at the Pan American Games streaming live on ESPN3 starting tomorrow in Guadalajara. Go HERE to connect.
See the schedule and full roster of U.S. athletes with clubs below.
Angela Creutzberger 48 kg Jason Morris Judo Center, Genville, NY
Angelica Delgado 52 kg Ki-Itsu-Sai National Training Center, Coral Springs, FL
Hana Carmichael 57 kg Team FORCE, Pedro’s Judo Center, Wakefield, Mass.
Christal Ransom 63 kg Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Kathleen Sell 70 kg Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Kayla Harrison 78 kg Team FORCE, Pedro’s Judo Center, Wakefield, Mass.
Molly O’Rourke 78+ kg East Bay Judo Institute, El Cerrito, CA
Aaron Kunihiro 60 kg Team FORCE, Pedro’s Judo Center Wakefield, Mass.
Kenneth Hashimoto 66 kg San Jose State University/Northglenn Judo
Michael Eldred 73 kg Western Idaho Judo Institute, Fruitland, Idaho
Harry St. Leger 81 kg Legrosports Judo, Brooklyn, NY
Jacob Larsen 90 kg Boulder Judo Training Center/OTC, CO
Kyle Vashkulat 100 kg Jason Morris Judo Center, Glenville, NY
Anthony Turner 100+ kg Ki-Itsu-Sai National Training Center, Coral Springs, FL
October 25 Technical Meeting and Draws
October 26 Men 100kg, +100kg Women – +78kg
October 27 Men 81kg, 90kg Women – 70kg, 78kg
October 28 Men 66kg, 73kg Women – 57kg, 63kg
October 29 Men 60kg Women – 48kg, 52kg
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