USA Judo has reported the death, last week, of former American team judoka Alexa Liddie at the age of 30. She competed internationally as a member of the U.S. senior national team from 2010-2013 including an appearance at the 2013 World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Liddie is the daughter of Edward Liddie, who won a bronze medal in judo at the 1984 Olympics and serves as the Director of Athletic Performance for USA Judo. Her mother, Tammie, had also been an elite judo competitor. The cause of Liddie's death has not been reported.