39th Henri Deglane Tournament, Nice, France
28 Nov 2013
GOLD MEDAL FOR LEON
Leon Rattigan competed in 96K category this weekend and what a successful Saturday it was for him too!
1st match v USA (Kyle Synder – World Junior Champion 2013) 3-3
1/4 round match v CAN, Leon won 8-0
1/2 match v GEO, Leon won 3-1
Final v Romania, (Vlad Caras – Bronze Medallist at European Junior Championships 2013) Leon won 4-0
Said Shaun Morley, England Team Leader, “Leon’s gold medal in Nice was a fantastic result against world class opposition.
In overcoming the world junior champion on his way to the gold medal marked a real milestone in Leon’s preparation for next summer’s Commonwealth Games and clearly demonstrates that Leon is not just a medal prospect but a genuine gold medal prospect for the Games.”
Also competing from the UK was Alex Gladkov, who lost his 1st round match to France 0-8.
- Event Title: 39th Henri Deglane Tournament, Nice, France
- Start Date: 28 Nov 2013
- End Date: 30 Nov 2013
Salle Leyrit Nice