The UK Masters Judo Championships was held recently in Kidderminster.
Open to all senior grades in the UK it is an over 30-year-old championship.
Two members of Spilsby’s Higash Judokwai Club of Spilsby were taking part and Philip Pearson won gold in his category, winning three out of three fights. James Bugg gained a silver medal in his category against tough competition, including former-British competitors.
He had four fights and only lost by a small amount in the final, narrowly missing out on gold.