Saturday, January 07, 2012


I don't know how I missed this but:
Tooting judo star Winston Gordon hopes the spirit of 2002 can help him conquer the world in 2012.
The 35-year-old middleweight judoka was last week named in the Team GB squad for next year’s London Games, despite missing the recent test event at London’s ExCel Centre at the weekend through injury.
The two-time Olympian, who will now make his third successive Olympic appearance next summer, won Commonwealth Games gold when the event was hosted in Manchester nearly 10 years ago.
See Icons Passim. The Bomber's given up judo for rugby and athletics now. I wonder if he realizes what a privilege it was to train with Winston, and simply to watch him come from hospital and crutches in 2009 to Olympic rehabilitation in 2012?

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