Artjoms is a national judo champion

Artyms Jurkjans and his Boston Judo Club teammates.
Artyms Jurkjans and his Boston Judo Club teammates.

Boston Judo Club’s Artjoms Jurkjans has won gold at the British Schools Championships in the under 81kg category.

The intermediate player was representing Kirton’s Thomas Middlecott Academy, in which he qualified through earlier rounds.

The youngster recently showed his medal off to his teammates at Boston Judo Club (pictured).

For further information about the club, visit www.bostonjudoclub.btck.co.uk