We’re wishing our customer British Judo all the best with the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The British Olympic Association has confirmed the selection of six fighters who will represent Team GB in judo at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games.
Commonwealth Champion and two-time European Championship bronze medallist Ashley McKenzie competes at his third Olympic Games having made his debut in London. Chelsie Giles will make her Olympic debut in Tokyo and heads to the home of judo in stunning form, having topped the podium at the Tel Aviv Grand Slam before winning silver at the Tbilisi Grand Slam.
Lucy Renshall had the most challenging qualification of the six after defeating three fighters all vying for the one -63kg qualification spot at the start of the year. She will travel to Tokyo as an Olympic debutant. Gemma Howell will compete at her second Olympic Games. Howell, made her Olympic debut in 2012 and has overcome multiple injuries to secure her qualification to Tokyo. Wales’ Natalie Powell competes at her second Olympic Games, having made her debut finishing seventh in Rio.
Joining them will be Commonwealth Games champion Sarah Adlington is the most experienced member of the British squad having made her British Judo senior debut back in 2008 at the European Championships in Lisbon. However, this will be her first Olympic Games after she qualified through the ‘Continental quota’.
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