Wakefield’s Rousey becomes first U.S. woman to win an Olympic medal in Judo

Wakefield Observer

Ronda Rousey, of Santa Monica, Calif. and member of Team Force at Jimmy Pedro’s Judo Center in Wakefield has made her mark in Olympic judo history. By winning a bronze medal in this year’s summer Olympics Rousey has become the first U.S. woman to be awarded a medal since judo was introduced as a full medal sport for women in 1992.