Full British Olympic Squad to compete at British Open at K2 Crawley on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May

British Judo’s 28-strong Olympic squad, including 2012 European bronze medallist Karina Bryant, will all compete at the British Open, a European Judo Union recognised European Cup event, at K2 Crawley on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May.

Karina Bryant will be joined in the +78kg category by Sarah Adlington while Sam Lowe battles in the -78kg field.

Sally Conway, Gemma Gibbons and Megan Fletcher all contest the -70kg category with Faith Pitman, the returning Gemma Howell and 16-year-old Cadets European Champion Katie-Jemima Yeats-Brown seeing action at -63kg.

Connie Ramsey and Sarah Clark, who finished in fifth-place at the European Championships, compete at -57kg while Sophie Cox campaigns at -52kg.


Kelly Edwards, Kimberley Renicks and 16-year-old Junior World bronze medallist Hayley Willis contest the -48kg category.

Ashley McKenzie and James Millar compete at -60kg with Colin Oates in action at -66kg and -73kg pair Danny Williams and Max Stewart also bidding for European Cup glory.

Euan Burton and Tom Reed take to the -81kg category as Matthew Purssey and Winston Gordon join Michael Horley and Ben Fletcher in an intriguing -90kg category.

James Austin competes at -100kg with Chris Sherrington in +100kg action.

No official hotel fee charge applies to UK competitors 

Full entry information – minimum grades – Men 1st Dan, Women 1st Kyu and aged 15 and above – Jumas entry closes Monday 7 May 

For further details contact events@britishjudo.org.uk 

Saturday 12 May 
Men: -60kg, -66kg, -73kg Women: -63kg, -70kg, -78kg, +78kg 

Sunday 13 May 
Men: -81kg, -90kg, -100kg, +100kg Women: -48kg, -52kg, -57kg 

Tickets can be purchased on the day at K2, Crawley for the following prices:

Adult Day Ticket: £12

Concession (under 16’s and OAP’s) Day Ticket: £6

Adult Weekend Ticket: £18
Concession (under 16’s and OAP’s) Weekend Ticket: £9