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    Don Werner 7 dan of Pinewood Judo Club has died

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    Post by Jonesy Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:16 pm

    The BJA have announced that Don Werner, the driving force behind Pinewood Judo Club near Brackenell in the UK has died.  Don produced a conveyor belt of elite competitive judoka at both junior and senior level, including the former World Champion and Olympic Silver Medallist, Nicola Fairbrother.

    Don Werner 7 dan of Pinewood Judo Club has died Werner

    http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/legendary-pinewood-judo-club-sensei-don-werner-passes-away

    http://www.pinewoodjudo.com/profile_view.php?id=108


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    Post by tafftaz Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:14 am

    Sad news indeed.
    The famous leather coat is no more.
    My condolences go out to all his family, friends and all the judoka who's lives he has been involved with.
    RIP Mr Werner.
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    Post by Cichorei Kano Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:04 am

    http://www.getreading.co.uk/sport/other-sport/judo-mourns-passing-pinewood-legend-6484197
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    Post by Jonesy Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:39 pm

    A lifetimes dedication and commitment to judo with remarkable achievements from the players he coached:

    1 Olympic Silver medallist; 3 Olympians, 4 World Champions, 9 European & 2 Commonwealth titles, 28 world level medals, 296 British Champions, 822 National medals, 144 National squad members and 132 dan grades.
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    Post by Jonesy Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:35 am

    Obituary here:

    http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/obituary-a-tribute-to-don-werner-by-nicola-fairbrother

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