USA Judo's Jacob Larsen claimed a silver medal and Colton Brown captured a bronze today, adding to the three bronze medals won yesterday at the Pan America Open in Monetevideo.
Larsen (USA Judo Training Site, Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO) went 3-1 to climb the podium at the Pan American Open. "I got out there, did my thing, played judo, played smart and won some matches," Larsen said. Both Larsen and Brown were fighting in the 90 kg. division. Brown (USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State University Judo, San Jose, CA) won two matches before losing to Larsen in the semi-finals but then took bronze in repechage.
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Larsen and Brown added their hardware to the bronze medals won yesterday by: 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).
Taking 5th place yesterday 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).