Konan’s George Truong named Outstanding Male Competitor in E-level Event


From USA- Judo: George Truong (Colorado Springs, Colo. / Ju Shin Kan), a 2009 Cadet World Team member in the 55kg division, was named the Male Outstanding Competitor  at the Northglenn Judo Championships, a USA Judo Senior E-Level Point Tournament, after winning his first senior tournament at 60kg. Truong defeated two-time Blind World Team member Ron Hawthorne (Colorado Springs, Colo. / USA Judo National Training Site at the Olympic Training Center) and Ladasua Jawam (St. Paul, Minn. / Doc’s Gym) in the first two rounds.  In the final Truong defeated Corwin Learned (El Granada, Calif. / USA Judo National Training Site at San Jose State University), a former 55kg player who medaled at the 2008 Senior Nationals and placed in the top seven at the 2009 Junior Worlds.

Congratulations to George and everyone at Konan member club, Ju Shin Kan!

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