Published: 21 March 2012 at 11:08
Men’s team triumph over Oxford University in big Sheffield showdown
Anglia Ruskin University retained their men’s team title and topped the overall medal table at the British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Judo Championships in Sheffield.
Anglia Ruskin’s men’s team saw off Oxford University 3-1 in the final at the Don Valley Stadium after beating Aberdeen, Nottingham, Birmingham, Imperial and Heriot-Watt in previous rounds.
In the individual events, there were gold medals for Mike Stewart (U66kg dan grade), Adrian Markov (U81kg dan grade) and Andre Cojuhari (+100kg dan grade). Both Janaina Magalhaes (U63kg dan grade) and Johnny Morris (U81kg dan grade) came away with bronze medals.
Bob Challis, who coaches the team, said:
During the entire competition Anglia Ruskin’s 13-strong team recorded 66 wins from 87 fights, of which 58 were by ippon (maximum score).