Ukrainian Jesuit takes second place in U. S. Judo championship

2017/5/9 19:40:37

A Jesuit from Zhytomyr studying in California will return home with an advanced degree – and one the country’s top Judo trophy’s.

Deacon Vitaliy Osmolovsky TI from Zhytomyr, who is now studying at Berkeley (California, USA), took second place in the Judo championship of the USA (2017 USA Judo Senior National Championships). This was reported by the website of Jesuits in Ukraine.


the competitions were held in the category of sportsmen with a black belt (Master Black Belt Division) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Winning the final fight, Vitaliy missed a hack, and thus took the second place.




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