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BREAKING NEWS: Pinewood Judo legend Don Werner dies

Published: 9 Jan 2014 11:301 comment

LEGENDARY Pinewood Judo Club Sensei Don Werner passed away peacefully last night.

Pinewood Judo Club's Don Werner received the sporting champion award at the Pride of Bracknell Awards last year.

Werner, who was in his 80s, produced countless national and international champions, including Olympic silver medallist and World Champion Nicola Fairbrother and World bronze medallist Karen Roberts amongst many others.

However, one of his biggest achievements was his record in the junior nationals, where Pinewood has taken medals at every event since 1968.

Werner won the sports champion award in last year's Pride of Bracknell Awards.


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