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Ateneo, UST stake crown in UAAP Season 79 judo

/ 03:53 PM November 18, 2016

Ateneo tries to defend the men’s crown while University of Santo Tomas seeks a three-peat in the women’s division as the UAAP judo championship opens Saturday at the Sports Pavilion inside De La Salle-Zobel campus in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa.

The Blue Eagles are expected to face a stiff competition from the Growling Tigers, who ruled the event two years ago.

UST, which defeated University of the East via a large margin last season, is tipped to win in the distaff side.

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In the juniors division, the Tiger Cubs, who dethroned the Blue Eaglets in the boys division last season, will enter the two-day event as heavy favorites.

UST guns for a second straight title in the girls division, which is a demonstration event last year.

The juniors’ matches will be held in the morning, while the seniors’ bouts will be played in the afternoon.

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