Following a meeting of the Selection Panel, and the subsequent ratification from the Performance Advisory Group (PAG), the following athletes meet the FIRST STAGE criteria outlined in the 2020 Senior European Championships Selection Policy document, and have therefore been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2020 Senior European Championships to be held from 1-3 May 2020, in Prague, Czech Republic:
|Under 60kg||Ashley MCKENZIE||Camberley|
|Under 90kg||Max STEWART||Stewart Judo Academy|
|Under 52kg||Chelsie GILES||Coventry|
|Under 57kg||Nekoda SMYTHE-DAVIS||Ealing|
|Under 70kg||Sally CONWAY||Edinburgh|
|Under 70kg||Gemma HOWELL||Wolverhampton|
|Under 78kg||Natalie POWELL||Irfon|
These First Stage Selections have been made and announced within the timelines set out in the 2020 Senior European Championships Selection Policy document being week 9, week commencing 24th February.
To note, no selections where considered at this stage at -63kg which as per the agreed process (GBJUDO _63kg way forwards), have been deferred following the MAR Grand Prix, being week 11, week commencing 9th March.
The Second Stage and Final Selections for the 2020 Senior European Championships will be made and announced in week 15, week commencing 6th April. All selections will be dependent on athletes adhering to the BJA’s Performance Programme and Code of Conduct Policy.
As part of their preparation for the 2020 Senior European Championships, ALL selected athletes (following the second stage selection) MUST attend the European Preparation Camp from 17-21 April at the British Judo Centre of Excellence in Walsall. Further details for the European Preparation Camp (including the Outline Programme) will be circulated in due course.
As per the 2020 Senior European Championships selection procedure, all selected athletes MUST wear Adidas Judogi that will be (or already has been) provided by British Judo. Athletes will be required to supply and fix their own backpatches to their Adidas Judogi.
I am sure you will join us in wishing the selected players every success at this prestigious event.