Victoria’s Tristan Alexander picked for Judo BC’s Team BC

Judo BC announces their picks for Team BC for the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games in Wood Buffalo, AB

Judo BC announced the 14 athletes who will compete for Team BC at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games this August in Wood Buffalo, AB.

Victoria will be represented by Tristan Alexander from the Victoria Judo Club.

“I am extremely happy to see the whole province represented on our judo team,” said Aline Strasdin, Team BC Coach and Chair of the Judo BC Technical Committee.  “The Western Canada Summer Games are a great multi-sport opportunity for our younger athletes. Many of these athletes have attended the BC Winter Games, and this is great opportunity to help them prepare for larger events including the next Canada Winter Games in four years.”

The team selection tournament was held on March 28 at the Steveston Community Centre in Richmond.

To be eligible to participate in the selection tournament, athletes needed to attend a series of tournaments and camps starting in September as part of the annual selection for the Provincial Team. The top athletes in each of the 14 weight divisions (7 female, 7 males) have been selected to the team.

The full team list is:

Female

Kimiko Kamstra, Hart Judo Academy, Prince George

Vanessa Kruger, Nanaimo Judo Club, Nanaimo

Lisa Russell, Prince George Judo Club, Prince George

Alicia Fiandor, Nanaimo Judo Club, Nanaimo

Isabelle Harris, Abbotsford Judo Club, Abbotsford

Morgan Endean, Aberdeen Judo Academy, Pritchard

Kelsey Painter, Campbell River Judo Club, Campbell River

Male

Anthony Henry, Campbell River Judo Club, Campbell River

Simren Brar, Abbotsford Judo Club, Abbotsford

Leo Goldberg, Abbotsford Judo Club, Langley

Mitchell Wolfe, Abbotsford Judo Club, Abbotsford

Geoffrey Hanks, Aberdeen Judo Academy, Kamloops

Ario Nishimura, Steveston Judo Club, Richmond

Tristan Alexander, Victoria Judo Club, Victoria

Coaches

Bruce Kamstra, Prince George

Aline Strasdin, Prince George

 

 

 

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