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 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:
|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|