Jimmy Pedro

Kayla Harrison. (Photo credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages)

Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison Honored In Boston

Just days after winning America’s first ever Olympic gold medal for judo, Wakefield’s Kayla Harrison is back in Massachusetts for a welcome home party.

08/19/2012

(Photo credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Mass. Olympic Judo Competitor And Coach Have A Special Bond

The relationship Massachusetts resident and gold medal hopeful Kayla Harrison has with her coach Jimmy Pedro is so much more.

08/01/2012

US Kayla Harrison (white) fights with Russian Vera Moskalyuk (blue) during the women's under 78kg category final match at the World Cup Judo tournament in Budapest on February12, 2012. Harrison won the gold medal. (Photo Credit: ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Woman Looking To Be First American Olympic Gold Medalist In Judo

A local woman will be looking to become the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in judo next month.

07/26/2012

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