Results of the Judo World Cup - Miami 2011
Women 78kg – Kayla Harrison – 1st
Men 100kg - Shintaro Higashi – 3rd
Results of the US Open - Miami 2011
60kg – Aaron Kunihiro 3rd
66kg – Brad Bolen – 2nd
81kg – Harry St. Leger – 1st
57kg – Hana Carmichael -3rd
63kg – Hannah Martin -1st
Results of the El Salvador World Cup
-81 kg - Harry St. Leger – 3rd
-100kg - Kyle Vashkulat – 3rd
Results of the Venezuela World Cup
-78kg - Kayla Harrison – 2nd
-66kg - Brad Bolen – 3rd
-100 kg - Kyle Vashkulat – 3rd
Results of the 2011 USA JUDO Junior Olympic National Championships
-48 kg - Katelyn Bouyssou – 1st
Katelyn will represent the US at the International Judo Federation’s Junior World Championships in November in Cape Town, South Africa.
NYAC Judo World Team Members
Male 60 Kg
Harry St. Leger
Vinny Ursone (Obituary in the Stamford Advocate)
VINCENT P. URSONE 64, a lifelong Stamford resident, passed away peacefully at his home on July 1, 2011 with his family at his side. He was born January 20, 1947, the son of the late Frank L. Ursone and Mildred (Mickey) Gerardi Ursone.
Mr. Ursone was a graduate of Sacred Heart University and Fairfield University. He was a math teacher in the Stamford Public Schools, teaching at both Burdick Middle School and Westhill High School. He retired after 31 years of service with the school system.
One of Vincent's passions was Judo in which he held a 5th Degree Black Belt. He participated and taught the sport for many years. He coordinated many Judo tournaments in the area and attended many tournaments with his students. He was a member of the Connecticut Athletic Union and served as the Treasurer of the Judo Committee. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of both the Samurai Judo Club and the New York Judo Athletic Club. He was director of the 1981 US Open Judo Championships in International Judo Competition. He instructed Judo at Greenwich High School, Roxbury Community Center and Westhill High School.
Amin Beydoun, 87, a member of the NYAC Judo Club for over 30 years.
Sensei Yonah Melnik, bottom row - third from left, gave a clinic on June 29th. Yonah Melnik (7th Dan) won 14 National Championships and participated in 10 European and 2 World Championships. He took part in the Olympic Games in Montreal and was a member of the Olympic team in the Moscow Olympics, in which Israel did not compete following the boycott. He was champion of the Maccabiah Games in 1973 and 1977. His achievements include winning several medals in international competitions.
45th ANNUAL INVITATIONAL EAST COAST JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
Date: Sept 17, 2011 Location:
New Jersey Institute of Technology
323 Martin Luther King Blvd.,
Newark NJ 07102
Tournament Director: Yoshisada Yonezuka
Judo Karate Center, Inc. Cranford NJ 07016 908-276-3544 http://www.cranfordjkc.com
2011 Garden State Judo Classic
Date: Sunday, Oct 2, 2011
Tournament Director: Ramon Hernandez
Boys & Girls Club Of Wayne
153 Garside Avenue Wayne,
NJ 07470-2414 (973) 956-0033 (201) 206-2705 (cell Ramon Hernandez) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org