Tiffany Day

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Tiffany Day
Personal information
NationalityFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Born1 February 2000
Toowoomba,
Australia
DiedApril 2019
Residence Pittsworth, Queensland
Height1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)
Weight49 kg (108 lb)
Sport
Sport Judo
Event(s)48 kg
ClubPittsworth Judo Club
Coached byPatrick Mahoon

Tiffany Day was an Australian judoka, who played for the extra-lightweight category. [1] She was a 2007 Australian judo champion for her weight division, and a member of Pittsworth Judo Club, under her personal coach Patrick Mahoon.

Day represented Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed for the women's extra-lightweight class (48 kg). She received a bye for the second preliminary round match, before losing out to Argentina's Paula Pareto, who successfully scored an ippon (full point) with a yoko shiho gatame (side four quarter hold), at one minute and twenty seconds. [2]

She died unexpectedly in April 2019. [3]

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tiffany Day". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  2. "Women's Extra Lightweight (48kg/106 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics . Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  3. "Olympian loved to help others". The Toowoomba Chronicle . Retrieved 2 January 2020.