Gemma Gibbons

Gemma Gibbons


  • Event -78kg
  • Date of Birth 01/06/1987
  • Born Royal Borough of Greenwich


Born in Charlton, London, Gemma Gibbons began practicing judo aged just six with the Metro Judo Club and represented Greenwich at the London Youth Games.

Shortly after completing her degree in sports performance at the University of Bath, ​Gemma won bronze in the under-70kg class at the 2009 World University Games.

Her meteoric rise culminated when she won Olympic silver in the under-78kg event at London 2012 and, in addition, ​Gemma – who married Scottish judoka Euan Burton in June 2013 – was crowned the 2013 British champion and has nine World Cup medals to her name.

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