Entries by Jarryd Dunn

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 […]

Nunn tops the podium as she claims her first European Senior Cup medal at Malaga European Cup

European Cadet Championship bronze medallist Chloe Nunn (-70kg) won her first Senior European Cup medal after topping the podium and winning gold at the Malaga European Cup this weekend. Nunn has had a tough past two years, after an elbow injury which resulted in her requiring reconstructive surgery, Nunn returned to competition in May, just […]

World Junior Championships – Day 3 Review

Day 3 at the World Junior Championships saw European Junior Champion and world number 1 seeded player, Kelly Petersen-Pollard (-70kg) and European Junior Championship bronze medallist, Lachlan Moorhead (-81kg) take to the tatami. Petersen-Pollard had an opening round bye before facing Mina-Agneta Ricken (GER) in a repeat of her second-round match at the recent European […]

World Junior Championships Day 1 Review

Day 1 was a busy day for British Judo at the World Junior Championships in Marrakesh, Morocco with five of the seven strong team in action. Paks European Junior Cup bronze medallist Joshua Giles (-60kg) had an opening round bye before defeating the silver medallist from Paks earlier this year, Andras Vida (HUN) in round […]

World Junior Championships Preview

The World Junior Championships head to Marrakesh, from 16th-20th October and following a successful European Junior Championships a few weeks ago, British Judo will be hoping for an equally strong performance from its team in Morocco. Day 1 is a busy day for British Judo with five of the seven strong team in action. Kaunas […]

Natalie Powell seals silver on final day of Brasilia Grand Slam

On the third and final day of the Brasilia Grand Slam in Brazil, Natalie Powell (-78kg) rounded off a fantastic British Judo female showing at the tournament by winning sliver. Powell defeated the Pan American Championship bronze medallist Lucia Cantero (ARG) and former Pan American Champion Samanta Soares (BRA) to win her Pool and progress […]

National Senior Examiners, Senior Kata Examiners and Kata Examiners conference 2019

The 1st BJA National combined conference for Senior Examiners (SEs) and Kata Examiners (KEs) was held on 8th September 2019 at Samurai Judo Club Kidderminster, organised by Dave Horton-Jones and led by Andrew Haffner, ably assisted by Promotions Commission members Steve Lesik and Nick Fletcher, and Kata Group members Llyr Jones, Paul Jordan and Duncan […]