Team Alberta had a stellar day in Judo on Tuesday earning six medals, and the trend continued today with athletes earning five additional medals for the team in the combat sport.

Kiera Westlake, 16, of Lethbridge, AB went on to win the gold medal in the weight class, defeating her opponent  Caleigh Takara Kuramoto of British Columbia

Nicholas Gagnon, 17, of Sturgeon County, AB made it to the gold medal by defeating his opponents from Newfoundland and Manitoba, where he faced Quebec’s Victor Gougeon-Gazé. Despite fighting aggressively throughout the match, Gougeon-Gazé came on top for the gold medal, with Gagnon earning the silver medal.

Three Alberta judokas earned bronze medals, with Teyana Roberts (63kg); Taylor Althouse (81kg) and Sasha Tanasiuk (+81kg) all winning the respective bronze medal fights.

Judo athletes will benefit from a day off tomorrow, with the team events taking place on Friday.