2005-08-18 / News

Local children medal at judo tournament

Two Jamestown youths, Marco Greco-Byrne, 6, and Sofia Greco-Byrne, 9, recently traveled to Atlanta to compete in the U.S. Junior Olympics judo competition.

Marco won a gold medal in his division, making him a national champion, and Sofia won a bronze medal.

The two study judo at the Mayo Quanchi Judo Club in West Warwick, which they were introduced to after the club held an afterschool program at the Melrose Avenue School last spring.

Marco will enter first grade and Sofia will be a grade 4 student this fall.

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