UPDATED: Nelson, Rottier win FILA Cadet gold medals at Austria Ladies OpenPhoto of U.S. stars Maya Nelson and Jessika Rottier, champions in the Cadet division at the Austria Ladies Open, taken by Tadaaki Hatta.
GOTZIS, Austia – Maya Nelson (Denver, Colo.) and Jessika Rottier (Little Suamico, Wis.) claimed gold medals in the FILA Cadet division at the Austrian Ladies Open on Friday.
Nelson captured the title at 56 kg. She won two matches in a three-athlete roundrobin. It was the second straight week that Nelson won a gold medal at the FILA Cadet age level, after winning the German Grand Prix last weekend.
Rottier claimed her gold medal at 70 kg, winning both of her matches to sweep a three-athlete roundrobin.
Also winning a bronze medal at 46 kg was Sariyah Jones (Modesto, Calif.), who went 0-2 on the day, while the other American competing Friday, Koral Sugiyama (Pocatello, Idaho), was fourth at 60 kg with a 1-2 record.
The U.S. will have entries in Saturday’s Senior women’s division as well.
AUSTRIAN LADIES OPEN
At Gotzis, Austria, June 13
Gold – Kim Gmeiner (Austria)
Silver – Brianna Raymond (Canada)
Bronze – Alexia Seal (Canada)
Gold – Jade Dufour (Canada)
Silver – Sarah Gregory (Canada)
Bronze – Sariyah Jones (USA)
Gold – Hannah Little (Canada)
Silver – Clara McCrae (Canada)
Gold – Tinna Kennet (Canada)
Silver – Jayd Davis (Canada)
Bronze – Florine Schedler (Austria)
Gold – Maya Nelson (USA)
Silver – Kaylan Muir (Canada)
Bronze – Emmy Mared (Sweden)
Gold – Kathrin Mathis (Austria)
Silver – Taylor Cartwright (Canada)
Bronze – Larissa Bufalino (Canada)
Gold – Magdalena Ragginger (Austria)
Silver – Rylee Denomy (Canada)
Gold – Jessika Rottier (USA)
Silver – Lisa Neumaier (Austria)
Bronze – Alannah Day (Canada)
U.S. Women’s Cadet performances
46 kg - Sariyah Jones, Modesto, Calif., 3rd
LOSS Jade Dufour (Canada)
LOSS Sarah Gregory (Canada)
56 kg - Maya Nelson, Denver, Colo., 1st
WIN Emmy Mared (Sweden)
WIN Kaylan Muir (Canada)
60 kg - Koral Sugiyama, Pocatello, Idaho, 4th
LOSS Taylor Cartwright (Canada)
WIN Michiela McNeil (Canada)
LOSS Larissa Bufalino (Canada)
70 kg - Jessika Rottier, Little Suamico, Wis., 1st
WIN Alannah Day (Canada)
WIN Lisa Neumaier (Austria)
1. Canada, 122
2. Austria, 47
3. USA, 35
4. Sweden, 8
5. Bayern, 6