Natalie Powell

Natalie Powell

Judo

  • Date of Birth 16/10/1990
  • Born Merthyr Tydfil

BIOGRAPHY

Natalie Powell was crowned Commonwealth champion in Glasgow in 2014 and is a multiple World Cup medal winner in the -78kg weight class.

At Rio 2016, Powell reached the quarter-final before being beaten by eventual silver medallist Audrey Tcheumeo of France.

Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Natalie took up judo aged eight after deciding to accompany her classmates to a training session at her local club, the Iron Judo Club in Wales.

She was the first Briton to reach a World Judo Masters final in 2015, losing out to 2012 Olympic champion Kayla Harrison.

Medal Record

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