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Monthly Archives: August 2001

Konno Sensei and Nomura Sensei

  For the past year, EBJI has been proud to host Mr. Jun Konno of Japan as a guest instructor. Mr. Konno has a superlative judo record and reputation. He is a former two-time winner of the All Japan Judo Championships, a tournament thought by many to be the toughest tournament in the world. He […]

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2001 Pan Am Team Announced

  COLORADO SPRINGS (August 7, 2001) – USA Judo has selected the Junior team (under 20 years of age) that will represent the USA in the 2001 Pan American Judo Union Junior and Juvenile Championships in Acapulco, Mexico on August 24-25. The selections for the Juvenile team (under 17 years of age) are being finalized […]

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Stephanie places at Pan Am Championships

  For Immediate Release – Sports Stephanie Hata, 16, and Sayaka Matsumoto, 18, both took medals at the Pan American Judo Union Jr. Championships, held in Acapulco, Mexico. Hata, the defending champion and a senior at El Cerrito High School, lost a first round match to eventual winner Brazil, but came back to win her […]

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EBJI Students shine at Junior Nationals

  Several students from the East Bay Judo Institute in El Cerrito, CA, won national honors through their performances at the 2001 U.S. Judo Federation Jr. and Youth National Championships held 14-15 July 2001 in Monterey, CA. Jessica Hsieh, 16, went 2-1 before she had to withdraw from competition with an injury. The match she […]

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