Team USA Takes three bronze at PanAm Open, more tomorrow
Team USA takes three bronze medals and two 5th place standings at the Pan American Open in Montevideo, Uruguay today.
Climbing the podium for bronze were:
Nick Kossor, 60 kg. (Jason Morris Judo/NYAC, Glenville, NY);
Angelica Delgado, 52 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, Ki-Itsu-Sai, Coconut Creek, FL);
Lielani Akiyama, 63 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO)
And taking 5th place were:
Gabriela Prado, 48 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, Ki-Itsu-Sai, Coconut Creek, FL); and
Hana Carmichael, 57 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, Pedro's Judo/NYAC, Wakefield, MA).
... Huge applause. Let's hear it!
More competition tomorrow. Go to WWW.IPPON.ORG for brackets and complete results.