Konan’s Nick Joseph Wins Gold at JO’s in Irving

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From the Detroit Free Press, by Perry A. Farrell, Sports Writer

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After suffering through a freshman year in which he sustained an Achilles tendon injury and contracted mononucleosis, a healthy Nicholas Joseph rebounded to win a national title in his favorite sport. A wrestling and judo performer, Joseph, a rising junior at Novi Detroit Catholic Central, captured gold at the USA Judo Junior Olympic National Championships in Irving, Texas, last weekend. Competing in the Juvenile B Division for 15- to 17-year-olds, Joseph won the 66-kilogram division, going 4-0.

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Nick Joseph is a long-time student at Saito-dojo and Macomb Y Judo Club, and is a member of the Saito-Wee Judo Team. Nick has received financial support from Michigan Judo Development Association, Inc.  (MJDA). You can help MJDA support rising judo players like Nick by shopping at AmazonSmile. Click on the image below and choose Michigan Judo Development Association as your charitable cause – MJDA will receive a portion of your purchase as a contribution from the AmazonSmile Foundation.

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