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Update on the 2022 Grassroots Judo™ Winter Nationals® & Clinics - Part II

This year’s event was fully run by the Nanka Judo Yudanshakai following my donation of the event to them in 2019. Eddie Khchrian served as Tournament Director and did an outstanding job!

Cheryl Harai, Secretary of Nanka oversaw the technical team and bracketing, provided this report.

We had 830 competitors

30 Countries (+ the U.S.) including…

Armenia(110), Japan(20), Mexico (15), Mongolia (11), Canada (8) Israel (7), French Polynesia (7),

South Korea (7), Russia (7), Kazakhstan (6), France (5), Brazil (36), Tajikistan (3),Palestine (2), Luxembourg (2), Kyrgyzstan (2), Taiwan (2) Moldova(2), and 12 more countries with (1) competitor

110 clubs

2 days , 1576 matches,

37 decisions (2%), 20 Hansoku Make (1%), 1007 Ippons (64%), 55 Wazari (3%)

149 divisions - 149 Gold medals, 145 Silver Medals, 115 Bronze

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