Gurnee Judo Club takes third in Judo Cup Championships

Article by: Judy Masterson
Article from: NewsSun, 10-12-2000

The Gurnee Judo Club gave an outstanding performance at the nationally sanctioned judo tournament last month.

The club placed third overall in the America's Judo Cup Championships held last month in Indianapolis.

The club sent 14 players to the competition, winning three first place and five second place trophies.

Michael Delima and Katie Christenson, both students at Woodland Elementary School, took first place in their divisions. Nicki Schultheis of Warren Middle School took first in her light weight division and second in the heavy weight division. Danny Henby, and eight grader at Viking Junior High in Gurnee, placed second in the heavyweight division.

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