Entries by Jarryd Dunn

Para Potential Group shine at VI German Open

This weekend the British Judo Paralympic VI team and the Para Potential group competed at the VI German Open winning seven medals. Cameron Bradley (-81kg) was the standout performer in the junior category, winning gold and was crowned Junior tactician of the day. Emily Betts, at just 15 years of age, competing in the combined […]

Bronze for Howell on Day 2 of Paris Grand Slam

On day 2 of the Paris Grand Slam Gemma Howell (-70kg) claimed bronze and more vital Olympic qualification points in her bid to represent Team GB at the Tokyo Games this summer. Howell, competing in Paris for the first time since 2011, defeated the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival bronze medallist, Lea Adam-Sendra (AND) in […]

Paris Grand Slam – Day 1

Day one of the Paris Grand Slam saw three British Judoka take to the mat in what is regarded by many as one of the highlights of the judo calendar. In the battle for Olympic qualification in the -63kg category, Lubjana Piovesana and Lucy Renshall were both in action today looking to secure additional qualification […]

Six British Judoka set for Paris Grand Slam

The Paris Grand Slam has long been regarded as one of the highlights of the judo calendar and the 2020 edition will be no different as six British Judoka will step onto the mat at the AccorsHotel Arena this weekend (8th-9th February) looking for yet more valuable Olympic qualification points. With Olympic and World medallists […]

DAN GRADE PROMOTIONS – January 2020

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 […]

Petersen-Pollard starts her Senior career with Gold

Kelly Petersen-Pollard (-70kg) started her Senior career where she left her Junior career, on top of the podium. 2019 European Junior Champion, Petersen-Pollard, making her season debut in the senior age category, won gold at the Odivelas Women’s European Open. It was a great competition for British Judo with Acelya Toprak (-57kg) taking silver and […]

British Olympic and Paralympic Sports Prepare for New Digital and Broadcast Platform

A ground-breaking initiative to develop a digital and an Over-The-Top (OTT) broadcast platform for British Olympic and Paralympic sports has today been announced by a group of leading sports’ National Governing Bodies, UK Sport, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association. In their first move, the collective of British sports’ bodies have appointed Dominic […]

Two Talented Judo Coaches Chosen for Prestigious Coaching Programme

Anna Maria Carbone and Tom Reed have been selected to be a part of the UK Coaching Performance Foundation coach support programme, which is designed to help coaches maximise their potential and impact. The programme, currently in its third year, has helped nearly 100 performance level coaches finesse their practice through a blended learning approach. […]