Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Local Athletes Place at International Judo Events

Zagreb, Croatia - Mexico City, Mexico - SCCC student, Maria Dhami (19) and Burnt Hills graduate, Hannah Martin (26) from the Jason Morris Judo Center in Glenville, NY placed at international events on the same day, Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Dhami placed fifth in 52kg at the Pan American Olympic Festival in Mexico city. Martin came in seventh at the International Judo Federation's Grand Prix event in Zagreb. Martin picked 48 points on the world ranking list, 24 of which will count to qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Martin lost a 63kg overtime heartbreaker to get into the medal rounds to eventual bronze medalist, Maelle DiCintio (France).

(Above is a submitted photo of Hannah Martin)

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