Entries by Jarryd Dunn

John Bramall and Susan Wright take home the big awards at the British Judo Awards

British Judo’s John Bramall and Scotland’s Susan Wright were the big winners at this years British Judo Awards winning the President’s Award and Roy Inman Award respectively. John was awarded the President’s Award after dedicating the last 25 years living and breathing the British Judo values. He sets himself exceptionally high standards, which are recognised […]

Bronze for Javadian on day 1 of European U23 Championships

On day 1 of the European U23 Championships in Izhevsk, Russia, Yasmin Javadian (-52kg) won bronze for British Judo. European Junior Championship bronze medallist Javadian, who has recently started a dentistry degree at Birmingham University, defeated World Junior ranked number 7, Martina Castagnola (ITA) in the opening round in a Golden Score that lasted 4minutes […]


Moving into the Dan grades is a special moment that all judoka will treasure. Whether a lifetime goal or a happy co-incidence of hard work and dedication to the sport of judo, Dan grade promotions deserve to be recognised. At the end of each month, we will publish the names of all judoka promoted to […]

British Judo Annual General Meeting – Saturday 2nd November

The British Judo Association AGM schedule is as follows: The meeting will take place on: Date: Saturday 2 November 2019 Time: 13.00 Location: Crowne Plaza, Nottingham, Wollaton Street Nottingham, NG1 5RH Registration from 11:30 in the Main Reception Area, Crowne Plaza A buffet lunch will be served in the Swatch Bar from 12:00 noon Please […]

Eric Bilby awarded BJA life membership

Eric Bilby from Hillsborough Judo Club has been presented with the Honorary Life Membership of the British Judo Association at the grand age of 81. He was awarded this through his commitment to the sport over a period of 50 years. The award was presented by his long standing Judo friend and IJF referee Alan […]

Powell finishes 7th on final day of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

On the third and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, Natalie Powell (-78kg) was the pick of the three British Judoka in action finishing 7th. After an opening round bye, Powell defeated the African Games silver medallist Unelle Snyman (RSA) in round 2 before losing out to the Tokyo World Championship bronze medallist […]

Conway finishes 5th on day 2 of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

Sally Conway had to settle for 5th on day 2 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. Competing for the first time since winning bronze at the Tokyo World Championships in August, Conway matched her performance from 2018 where she also narrowly missed out on a medal. Conway had an opening round bye before defeating former […]

Three athletes set for European U23 Championships

The European U23 Championships in Izhevsk, Russia, start tomorrow. British Judo has enjoyed great success over the years at the Championships with Lubjana Piovesana (-63kg) being crowned champion in 2018 and Lele Nairne (-57kg) and Jamal Petgrave (-90kg) winning silver. European Junior Championship bronze medallist Yasmin Javadian (-52kg) competes on Friday. Javadian, who has recently […]

Bronze for Giles on opening day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

Chelsie Giles (-52kg) was the stand out performer on day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winning bronze. Giles the current European Championship bronze medallist and bronze medallist from the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam had an opening round bye before defeating former World Cadet Champion Diyora Keldiyorova (UZB), Urantsetseg Munkhbat (MGL) who is […]

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Preview

The International Judo Federation World Tour visits the United Arab Emirates for the 6th edition of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, which takes place from 24th to 26th October. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam promises to be a world class competition with athletes competing for valuable Olympic qualification points with only two IJF competitions remaining […]