The World Junior Championships head to Marrakesh, from 16th-20th October and following a successful European Junior Championships a few weeks ago, British Judo will be hoping for an equally strong performance from its team in Morocco.
Day 1 is a busy day for British Judo with five of the seven strong team in action. Kaunas European Junior Cup bronze medallist Henry Wakes (-66kg) has an opening round match against the 2x World Cadet bronze medallist Narmandakh Bayanmunkh (MGL).
Paks European Junior Cup bronze medallist Joshua Giles (-60kg) has an opening round bye and will face Andras Vida, the silver medallist from Paks this year.
Sian Bobrowska (-48kg) was also a bronze medallist from the Paks European Junior Cup, she has an opening round match against the current European Junior Champion, Irena Khubulova (RUS).
European Junior Championship bronze medallist, Yasmin Javadian (-52kg) has an opening round bye and will face world number 9 Martina Castagnola (ITA) in the second round.
Jasmine Hacker-Jones (-52kg), making her World Junior Championship debut, has an opening round bye and will face European Junior Championship bronze medallist Naomi Van Krevel (NED) in the second round.
It isn’t until Friday that European Junior Champion Kelly Petersen-Pollard (-70kg) and European Junior Championship bronze medallist Lachlan Moorhead (-81kg) are in action.
Petersen-Pollard enters as the world number 1 seed and will be hoping to become Britain’s first World Junior Champion since Karina Bryant won gold in Cali in 1998. She has an opening round bye and will face the victor of the first round match between Mina Agneta Ricken (GER) and Darja Piskunova (LTU).
Moorhead also has an opening round bye and will await the winner of the opening round match between Boris Shatveryan (ARM) and Giga Abuashvili (FRA)
Action from Marrakesh starts at 09:00am (GMT) with Final Block starting at 04:00pm. You can watch all the action on the British Judo homepage and follow all the results on the British Judo social media channels.