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June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Judo Club Competes in Nationals and CARIFTA

    The Abaco Judo Club traveled to Nassau to compete in CARIFTA Judo and the Bahamas Open National Tournament on June 22 and 23 and once again they represented Abaco well. CARIFTA started Friday night and Abaco was well represented with four Judoka fighting for Team Bahamas. Desmond Bootle Jr. captured …

May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Judo Club Continues to Excel

    Four members of the Abaco Judo Club competed in Nassau this weekend in what would be, to date, their most important tournament, producing excellent results. “This October is going to be a very exciting month for The Bahamas Judo Federation as there will be two big events coming up,” Said …

October, 2017

  • 11 October

    Judo Club Recognizes Outstanding Judokas

    The Abaco Judo Club held their annual promotions on October 7, giving special recognition to Desmond Bootle Jr. for attaining his black belt and naming the Most Improved and Most Outstanding Judoka for the year.

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    Bahamas Earns Gold in CARIFTA Judo

    The Judoka from Abaco made their contributions to the overall medal count with Desmondo Bootle getting the first gold medal in the Under 21 90+Kg division. He was followed by Desmond Bootle in the Under 21 60Kg division with another gold medal.

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Four Abaco Judoka Competing in CARIFTA

    The Bahamas Judo Federation announced its full team of athletes for the inaugural CARITFA Judo Tournament which includes 37 Judoka which includes four from Abaco.

  • 16 March

    Abaco Fighters Add to Bahamas Judo Medal Count

    In what is described as the “most successful month ever” the Bahamas Judo Federation won 25 medals total during the month of February as they sent fighters to two international tournaments.

December, 2016

  • 15 December

    Abaco Judoka Medal in Barbados

    The Abaco Judo Club brought another successful competition year to an end in November with two of the club’s members competing at the 16th Barbados Invitational Tournament which was held in Bridgetown.

October, 2016

  • 28 October

    Judo Gives to Interact’s Hurricane Fund

    The Abaco Judo Club made a donation to Forest Heights Academy’s Interact Club to assist in relief efforts for persons affected by Hurricane Matthew which impacted the Bahamas in early October.

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Abaco Judo Club Brings Home Medals

    On February 13th four members of the Abaco Judo Club competed in The Cherry Blossom Open in Boynton Beach Florida bringing home two gold, three silver and one bronze.

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Eight Medals for Abaco Judo Club

    On July 18-19, 2015 a team comprised of fourteen Judoka (practitioner of Judo) represented The Bahamas at the United States Junior Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.