Gordon's alive for judo gold
Winston Gordon claimed gold at the English Judo Open in Sheffield on Sunday.
The Tooting judoka, who coaches at Ernest Bevin College, beat Enfield’s Philip Awiti-Alcaraz in the -100kg final with an Ippon as a result of a throw.
He won his three previous bouts by the same method, beating Theodore Spalding-McIntosh in just 30 seconds in the semi-final.
Ernest Bevin’s Jack Kelly lost to Awiti-Alcaraz in the other semi-final but claimed bronze in the repêchage.
In the U20 competition, Haris Kekic claimed gold in the +100kg category and Adam Horshal won bronze in the -90kg category.
The club won another seven medals at the British Schools Championships the day before.
Mohammed Alip-Nawaf (-46kg), Abdurahman Chaatouf (-60kg), Edgar Polovinkins (-66kg) and Ali Buchiniev (-73kg) all took gold.
Tomas Luckus (-81kg) won silver and Festus Ahourlu (-50kg) and Abdullah Chaatouf (-73kg) won bronzes.