Sarah Clark strikes gold at Open

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Edinburgh’s Sarah Clark opened 2014 by taking the Under-63kg title at the Scottish Judo Open at Meadowbank.

In her final fling at the event, she beat Penicuik’s Jodie Mullen, one of her rivals for a Commonwealth Games, in the final.

It was a successful event for the Edinburgh club. Valentino Volante won bronze in the men’s Over-100kg and gold in the junior event. Liam Donkin won the junior Under-90kg title and clubmates Alexander Short (silver) and Rob Hamilton (bronze) also won medals in the junior Under-55kg.

Michelle Boyle won silver in the women’s Over-78kg and Reece Calder bronze in the men’s Under-90kg.

Eilish Walker was a double medallist, taking bronze in the senior Under-63kg and silver in the junior competition.