Megan strikes gold in Montevideo

19 March 2014

Team Bath judo player Megan Fletcher is celebrating striking gold at the Pan American Open competition in Uruguay.

Fletcher beat Brazil’s Kelly Mesquita with a contest-ending Ippon score in the final of the under-70kg class in Montevideo.

That followed an opening round win over Mexico’s Andrea Poo and a semi-final victory over Canada’s Alix Renaud-Roy.

Fellow Team Bath judo player Gregg Varey won his opening under-66kg class contest over Brazil’s Afonso Baldigen before losing to Russia Denis Lavrentiev, who went on to win gold.

Adam Hall finished fifth in the under-100kg class, losing the bronze medal bout to Mexico’s Sergio Garcia.

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