Livesey and Schlesinger Added to European Championship Team

Amy Livesey and Alice Schlesinger have both been added to the British Judo team for the European Championships in Prague on 1 – 3 May 2020.

Livesey and Schlesinger join the team that were selected during first wave selections last week.

Livesey had a strong finish to 2019 which sees her currently ranked as British Judo’s top -63kg judoka in the current Olympic qualification rankings.  A silver medal at the Montreal Grand Prix was followed up with two 7th place finishes at the Budapest and Tashkent Grand Prix’s before a bronze medal at the Brasilia Grand Slam.

Meanwhile Schlesinger is the current European Championship silver medallist after making the final at the European Games in Minsk in 2019.

The team will be finalised during the final selection meeting that will take place on week commencing 6th April.

European Championships stage one selections including -63kg:

Weight Name Club
Under 60kg Ashley MCKENZIE Camberley
Under 90kg Max STEWART Stewart Judo Academy
Under 52kg Chelsie GILES Coventry
Under 57kg Nekoda SMYTHE-DAVIS Ealing
Under 63kg Amy LIVESEY S.K.K.
Under 63kg Alice SCHLESINGER Not Stated
Under 70kg Sally CONWAY Edinburgh
Under 70kg Gemma HOWELL Wolverhampton
Under 78kg Natalie POWELL Irfon