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USA Judo Offers Athlete Incentives for American Gold Medals at the U.S. Open

Sept. 22, 2005, 12 a.m. (ET)

USA Judo is pleased to announce that we will be offering a $500 award for any U.S. athlete who wins a gold medal at the U.S. Open, October 1-2, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

"We are very excited to see Team USA back in action next week at the U.S. Open," said Jose H. Rodriguez, USA Judo Executive Director. "I'm expecting we will have a great deal of success at this year's event and I look forward to the opportunity to reward our athletes for all of their hard work."