Great Britain ready to compete at the Düsseldorf Grand Prix in Germany

Great Britain’s judoka are ready to compete at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Düsseldorf Grand Prix in Germany from Friday 20 February until Sunday 22 February.

Olympic silver medallist and 2013 Dusseldorf gold medallist Gemma Gibbons (-78kg) will be in action following her bronze medal successes in Austria last weekend and Bulgaria the week before.

Gibbons will be joined by former European and world medallist Alice Schlesinger (-63kg), who is fresh from her silver medal success at the Sofia European Open.

Other selected athletes include:

2014 Düsseldorf Grand Prix silver medallist Sally Conway (-70kg)

2014 Astana Grand Prix gold medallist Natalie Powell (-78kg)

2014 Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Sarah Adlington (+78kg)

2014 Astana bronze medallist Nekoda Davis (-57kg)

2013 Havana Grand Prix bronze medallist Ashley McKenzie (-60kg)

Kelly Edwards (-52kg), Megan Fletcher (-70kg), Owen Livesey (-81kg), Gary Hall (-90kg) and Ben Fletcher (-100kg) will also compete.

Competition schedule


Kelly Edwards (-52kg), Nekoda Davis (-57kg) and Ashley McKenzie (-60kg) are in action.


Alice Schlesinger (-63kg), Sally Conway (-70kg), Megan Fletcher (-70kg), Owen Livesey (-81kg).


Gemma Gibbons (-78kg), Natalie Powell (-78kg), Sarah Adlington (+78kg), Gary Hall (-90kg) and Ben Fletcher (-100kg).

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