GB Second & Final Stage Selections 2017 Senior World Championships, 28 August – 3 September, Budapest, HUN

Following a meeting of the Selection Panel, and the subsequent ratification from the PMG, the highlighted athletes meet the SECOND & FINAL STAGE criteria outlined in the 2017 Senior World Championships Selection Policy Document, and have therefore been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2017 Senior World INDIVIDUAL Championships to be held from 28 August – 2 September, in Budapest, Hungary:

2017 Senior World INDIVIDUAL Championships, 28 August – 2 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary:

Weight: Name: Club:
MEN:    
Under 60kg Ashley MCKENZIE* Camberley
Under 90kg Max STEWART* Stewart Judo Academy
Under 100kg Ben FLETCHER Pinewood / Team Bath
WOMEN:    
Under 52kg Kelly EDWARDS* Wrekin Star
Under 57kg Bekky LIVESEY* S.K.K.
Under 57kg Nekoda DAVIS Ealing
Under 63kg Alice SCHLESINGER* Not Stated
Under 63kg Amy LIVESEY* S.K.K.
Under 63kg Lucy RENSHALL# (Reserve) S.K.K.
Under 70kg Sally CONWAY* Edinburgh
Under 70kg Gemma HOWELL Wolverhampton
Under 78kg Natalie POWELL* Irfon

 

* Selected at First Stage on 26 May 2017.

# Selected as non-travelling Reserve in -63kg weight category.

 

2017 Senior World MIXED TEAM Championships, 3 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary:

The IJF have made changes and published new outlines since the First Stage selections with regards to the format of the Team Event and confirmed that this will become a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Event.

The Performance Director informed the panel that British Judo will now enter a team in the 2017 World Championships Team Event where athletes will compete as one team in the following weight categories:

  • MEN:        -73kg, -90kg, +90kg
  • WOMEN: -57kg, -70kg, +70kg

Following a meeting of the Selection Panel, and the subsequent ratification from the PMG, the highlighted athletes meet the SECOND & FINAL STAGE criteria outlined in the 2017 Senior World Championships Selection Policy Document, and have therefore been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2017 Senior World MIXED TEAM Championships to be held on Sunday 3rd September, in Budapest, Hungary:

Weight: Athlete 1: Athlete 2: Athlete 3: Athlete 4:
MEN:        
Under 73kg Aaron TURNER#      
Under 90kg Max STEWART
Over  90kg Ben FLETCHER      
WOMEN:
Under 57kg Nekoda DAVIS Bekky LIVESEY
Under 70kg Sally CONWAY Gemma HOWELL Alice SCHLESINGER Amy LIVESEY
Over   70kg Natalie POWELL

# Aaron Turner (Camberley Judo Club) to travel out to Budapest on Friday 1st September.

These Second & Final Stage Selections have been made and announced within the timelines set out in the 2017 Senior World Championships Selection Policy document being week 28, week commencing 10 July.

All selections will be dependent on athletes adhering to the BJA’s Performance Programme and Code of Conduct Policy.  Failure to do so will lead the panel to section 23 (de-selection considerations).

 

I am sure you will join us in wishing the selected athletes every success at this prestigious event.