Success down Under for British Judo team

Nekoda Davis and Andrew Burns both won gold at the Australian Open in Wollongong, New South Wales over the weekend, doing the double in as many weeks.

Nekoda commented on social media after winning: “Another gold for me in Australia today at the Oceania Open. I am very pleased at my golds from Mauritius and Australia. From these two back to back competitions I have secured 200 points towards qualification. I couldn’t have asked for much more.”

Andy Burns tweeted: “Job done, two weeks and two golds and 200 points in the bag.” Meanwhile, Kelly Edwards scooped silver for the second week running and Stephanie Inglis won another bronze.

Kelly tweeted: “A silver medal won at the Oceania Open in Australia and some more Olympic qualifying points #2MedalsIn2Weeks.”

Stephanie also used social media to say: “A bronze medal today in the #oceaniaopen2014 #wollongong #judo.”

Jodie Mullen lost out on bronze in golden score.

Full results here.

Words by Donna Richardson.