News - May 30, 2011

Gold for Wageningen judoists

Suzanne Overbeek

Wageningen won a gold plaque at the Dutch Student Championships. The judo team, led by Pieter Jasperse, beat the best teams of eight other student towns.

The Wageningen judo team
In an exciting final match against Utrecht in which the score finally stood at 4-3, the Wageningen team clinched the last point thanks to Sije Gorter, an experienced judoist. As such, it will be the representative at the European University Championships next year.
In the Dutch championships, Wageningen fielded teams in all the sport events, except lacrosse. Besides getting gold in judo, Wageningen won silver in squash and bronze in men's football. In the overall category, Wageningen was placed six.