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Nigeria police officer wins silver in Judo Championships at US Open

Tunji Disu

Tunji Disu, the deputy commissioner of police and head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), has won a silver medal at the 2022 US Open Judo Championships.

The IRT boss contested in the minus 100kg category of the veteran division and made a podium finish on Sunday.

The US Open judo competition had over five hundred veteran champions from all over the world.

Disu became a Judoka in 1986. Four years later, he won two gold medals at the national sports festival in Bauchi.

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He is a recipient of 2 gold medals at the Nigerian police games and a silver medal at the armed forces games.

In November 2021, Disu won a gold medal at the first veteran championships organised by the Nigerian police.

He is the chairman of the police judo association and was the chairman of the Lagos state judo association.

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