Jamie MacDonald, Judoka, loses Cancer Battle

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  1. Pretty In Pink

    Pretty In Pink Valued Member

    Welsh judoka Jamie MacDonald dies aged 26

    Article below:


    Welsh judo player Jamie MacDonald - who competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow - has died at the age of 26.

    MacDonald had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in early 2015.

    His former Wales team-mate Natalie Powell, a 2016 Olympian, tweeted: "Absolutely devastated to hear that Jamie MacDonald has lost his battle with cancer.

    "Truly one of the cleverest, kindest, funniest guys I've had the pleasure of knowing."

    Powell added: "His courage over the last few years has been incredible."

    British Judo tweeted: "Everyone at British Judo would like to extend our deepest condolences to Jamie MacDonald's family and friends after he passed away following a battle with cancer. RIP Jamie."
     
  2. axelb

    axelb Master of Office Chair Fu Supporter

    sad news, such a loss :(
     

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