In an exciting development for the Western Australian judo community, several of our athletes from Judo WA have been recognised by Judo Australia in their latest round of categorisation, showcasing the promising talent and dedication within our ranks.
Developing Talents: Jordon Greenbank and Maria Swan
Jordon Greenbank and Maria Swan, both from UWA Judo Club, have been categorized as ‘Developing’ athletes. This categorisation is a significant recognition of their growing skills and potential within the sport. These athletes have demonstrated remarkable progress and have shown great promise in their journey towards becoming top-tier judokas.
Emerging Stars: Saya Middleton, Rihari Iki, and Timeo Tournier
The ‘Emerging’ category features Saya Middleton, Rihari Iki, and Timeo Tournier from Judo International. This acknowledgment by Judo Australia highlights their burgeoning talent and the potential they possess for future success in Judo. These athletes have displayed considerable dedication and are well on their way to making a mark in the sport.
A Testament to Hard Work and Dedication
These categorisations by Judo Australia represent different stages of an athlete’s development in Judo. Being recognized as either ‘Developing’ or ‘Emerging’ is not just a testament to their current skills but also to their potential for growth and excellence in Judo.
To Jordon, Maria, Saya, Rihari, and Timeo: Congratulations on your well-deserved recognition! Your hard work, dedication, and perseverance are truly inspiring. The entire Judo WA community is proud of your achievements and supports you wholeheartedly as you continue to grow and succeed in your judo careers.
This is just the beginning of a thrilling journey, and we look forward to seeing more of your accomplishments in the future. Keep striving for excellence, and remember, the whole Judo WA family is rooting for you!