Natalie Powell


About Natalie

Natalie Powell was crowned Commonwealth champion at Glasgow 2014 and is a Grand Slam medal winner in the -78kg weight class. 

At Rio 2016 – where she became the first Welsh judoka to compete at an Olympic Games – Powell reached the quarter-final before being beaten by eventual silver medallist Audrey Tcheumeo of France. 

A year later Powell became the first female British judoka to be ranked a world No.1, a feat she accomplished by winning a gold medal at the Abu Dhabi judo Grand Slam 2017.

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    Stan Cantrill 900 days ago