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Judo star Jack Hatton died at the age of 24 - a cause of death was not disclosed

Judo rising star in the US and Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopeful Jack Hatton suddenly dies at the age of only 24

  • Judo star in the US and Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopeful Jack Hatton passed away at the age of 24
  • The athlete was successful in winning two Pan American Open events in 2017
  • Hatton reached the second round at the World Championships for three years
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Judo star Jack Hatton died at the age of 24.

A cause of death was not disclosed at the time of writing.

& # 39; Jack has left an indelible mark on anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him and he will not be forgotten & # 39 ;, read a statement on the US Judo website.

Judo star Jack Hatton died at the age of 24 - a cause of death was not disclosed

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Judo star Jack Hatton died at the age of 24 – a cause of death was not disclosed

& # 39; We grieve with the entire American judo and international judo community in this difficult time.

& # 39; Judo in the US is currently offering mourning advice services to people in need. & # 39;

The athlete won two Pan American Open events in 2017 and hoped to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation (IJF), added on Twitter: & I am deeply moved by the sudden death of American Judo-international Jack Hatton.

& # 39; On behalf of the IJF, I send my sincere condolences and wishes to the family and friends of Judo and Jack in the US & # 39 ;.

Hatton reached the second round at the World Championships in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Hatton (blue) reached the second round at the World Championships in 2017, 2018 and 2019
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Hatton (blue) reached the second round at the World Championships in 2017, 2018 and 2019

Hatton (blue) reached the second round at the World Championships in 2017, 2018 and 2019

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