September 24, 2009
Ann Shiraishi of San Francisco, CA will defend her 2008 US Open Title this weekend in San Jose.
Shiraishi, who was the Olympic Alternate and National Champion in 2008, will compete in the 48 kilogram division on Saturday, September 26. Competition will begin at 9am at the San Jose McEnry Convention Center.
Over 250 competitors from around the world are anticipated to compete in what is the toughest international tournament held in the United States.
More information regarding this event can be found by http://www.judo.teamusa.org/events/1943