Wayne will become Australia’s first Para-judo representative since 2008 after competing for the first time in Para-judo at the World Championships in Portugal in 2018!
Wayne will be competing on Friday, 27 August 2021 in the Men’s u66kg category which is anticipated to start at 9:42am (AWST). An up-to-date schedule can be found on the official website of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
On behalf of the entire WA judo community, we wish Wayne the very best of luck and we look forward to cheering him on from back home in WA!
Wayne is accompanied by his coach, Calvin Knoester, a fellow member of Kano Judo Schools. Calvin is a member of the Australian judo team and has competed at numerous tournaments on the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Tour including several Grand Prix and Grand Slam events and the 2018 and 2019 Senior World Championships.
Judo WA acknowledges and pays respect to all traditional custodians of the lands of which we practice judo throughout Australia. We pay respect to elders both past, present and emerging.
We are committed to a positive future for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and to honor their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country and recognise the role and value of culture.