By Phang Yeu Yeou (19A01A), Benjamin Liew (20A03A), and Tay Jing Xuan (20S03C)
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Judo and Raffles Photographic Society
The anticipation in the dojo was electric as spectators and competitors alike geared up for the A and B Division bouts of the 2019 Judo National School Games Finals. Throngs of eyes and ears turned themselves onto the mats, as spectators pressed themselves against every free inch of space along the fences to better take in the action, while the judoka restrained themselves to occupying just one side of the mats.
And what a spectacle it was! Raffles Press brings you inside each athlete’s personal journey through the sport, in order to give you the rundown on the thrilling throws and takedowns of this year’s finals.