Published: 10 March 2015 at 12:56
Anglia Ruskin student enjoys his third successive golden weekend
Anglia Ruskin University judoka Mateja Glusac won his third gold medal in as many weekends despite moving up a weight category.
The Computer Science student won the gold medal in the Under-100kg category at the English Open in Sheffield, a fortnight after winning in the U-90kg category at the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sports) Nationals and a week after his triumph as part of the town team in the Cambridge-Oxford Varsity Match.
Mateja, 21, originally from Belgrade, said:
Also competing in the English Open was Tara Fitzjohn, 25, who secured a bronze medal two weeks after winning silver at the BUCS Nationals.
Elsewhere, there was more judo success for Anglia Ruskin as Commonwealth Games gold medallist Danny Williams took a bronze medal in the Santiago Open. And in the British Schools Championships, athletes from Anglia Ruskin’s Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) fought, alongside youngsters from the community judo programme also run by Anglia Ruskin. Rosie Bainbridge, 12, of Comberton Village College, secured bronze. Ben Caldwell, 17, from Ipswich, who is on the AASE programme, won silver. Both were taking part in their first national event.Bob Challis who manages the judo programme at Anglia Ruskin said: