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Multiple-time European Cup medallist Faith Pitman is a highly-skilled judoka who has been competing at the top level of judo for close to a decade.

This year, 2013, she has already scooped gold in two IJF ranking events, the Grand Prix Rijeka, Pan American Open in San Salvador, having started the year a British Champion. She has also gained bronze in the Lisbon and London Opens.

Faith has shown ability on the big stagewith seventh-place finishes at the European and World Championships among her best results.  

Additional Information

Aged gained 1st Dan?
16
Why Judo?
I wasn't very good at gymnastics and could beat my brother in judo
Hidden Talent
Qualified sports massage therapist and personal trainer
Hobbies & Interests
Listening to music and spending time with friends and family
Training Motto
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got
Favourite Judo Country
Samoa. Fantastic place, lovely people. Can't beat Japan for food and judo though
Guilty Pleasure
A good meal and bottle of wine
Advice for Starting Judo
Make enquiries to find a club and be prepared - it's a full contact sport and may hurt a little!
Best Results

2013 British Championships Gold
2009 World Championship 7th
2009 Super World Cup Moscow Bronze
2009 GB World Cup Gold 

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