The judo world is shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of 24-year-old USA Judo team member Jack Hatton.

“We extend our sincere condolences to the Hatton Family, and Jack’s teammates, coaches and friends,” a USA Judo statement read.

“Jack was one of America’s top judo players and was a multi-time medalist for USA Judo in various competitions across the globe. Jack made an indelible mark on all who had the pleasure of knowing him, and he will not be forgotten.”

The two-time Grand Prix medallist fought at the 2019 World Judo Championships in Tokyo.

Jack Hatton (blue) v 2018 world champion Saeid Mollaei

The IJF sends its deepest condolences and support to USA Judo and Jack’s family and friends.

Click here to read the full USA Judo statement.

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