Olympia Judo Club takes on best players in Australia

The Olympia Judo Club

One of Canberra’s best kept sports secrets is the Olympia Judo Club operating in Tuggeranong and boasts not only one of the best coaching teams in Australia but also rising champions – boys and girls and young men and women aged 10 to 21 years old.

Sports Wizard® is a long-time supporter of judo and has ties within Olympia, which is taking a strong team of 10 players all current Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists in the ACT to the Australian Junior Championships to be held in Geelong over the 11-13th June long-weekend.

One of the most exciting Canberra prospects for Australian Gold is 13-year old Jordan Potter, current ACT Under 55kg Senior Boys Champion. Jordan also recently won Gold at the ACT International Open and the Queensland International Open. He is undefeated in 14 competition matches.

Olympia’s comprises a large percentage of the ACT squad and it is anticipated they will win a number of Medals based on recent competition results.

Olympia Judo club is one of the strongest clubs in Canberra. With 4 years operation, Olympia’s success is based on its Coaches experience and their dedication to teach boys and girls the basics of judo and to prepare older players for National level competitions.

Olympia was established in 2012 by Sensei Stephanos Georgiadis a former Australian and Greek National champion and representative of both countries at world level competitions. He is Yon (4th) Dan black belt, accredited referee and coach, and also holds tertiary qualifications in teaching and physical education.

Olympia’s senior instructor is Professor Fermin Harnandez Sollet a Master of Judo with over 50 years’ experience. Fermin is Roku (6th) Dan black belt and has coached at Olympic level when leading the African national judo team at the Sydney Olympics and has also instructed at elite club level.

New members are always welcome at Olympia Judo Club. Judo is a defensive martial art and suitable for boys and girls and men and women of all ages.

Training times (media welcome):

Mondays: 5:30 to 7pm at Wanniassa

Wednesday: 6:30 to 8pm at Gilmore

Friday: 5:30 to 7pm at Wanniassa (or in Gilmore)

Media Contact Stephanos Georgiadis – mobile 0411 105 449

The full Olympia Judo Squad competing at Geelong in the Australian Junior Championships is:

Adrian Georgiadis 11y Under 30 kgr Junior Boys Orange/Green

/black

3rd in ACT

 

Braydon Webster 13y Under 50 kgr Senior Boys Orange 2nd in ACT

 

Khalid El Hasan 13y Under 55 Kgr Senior Boys Orange

 

3rd in ACT
Jordan Potter 13y Under 55 kgr Senior Boys Green 1st in ACT 1st in the ACT international

open (Jan 2016)

1st QLD International

open (March 2016)

Jordan is undefeated in 14 fights

Yvette Webb 15y Under 63 Kgr Cadet and

Junior

woman

Blue 3rd in Australia in Junior Women 10th

in Cadets 2nd in ACT in her Cadet

division

Lachlan Potter 15y Under 81 Kgr Cadet and

Junior men

Blue 2nd in Australia in Cadets 1st in ACT

in Cadet division

Callum Webb 17y Under 60 Kgr Cadet,

Junior and

Senior men

Brown 1st in ACT for Cadets.

1st in ACT for Junior men

1st in ACT for Senior men

9th in Cadets – AUS

William Mathienson 21y Under 90 Kgr Kyu grade –

Senior men

Green 2nd in ACT
Loven David 45y Under 90 Kgr Veterans men Blue 1st in Veteran men

3rd in ACT in Senior men

Stephanos

Georgiadis

45y Under 100 kgr Veteran men 4th Dan 3rd in Australia Senior men

2nd in Australia in Veterans

1st in ACT Senior men

1st in ACT Veterans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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