Baku 2015 Meet the Team: Judo

23 April 2015 / 06:25

Baku 2015 will have added significance for our 14 judoka as the European Games double up as the European Championships with added Rio 2016 ranking points on offer as well.

 

Kelly Edwards

Weight category: -52kg

Age: 24

Home town: Telford

London 2012 Olympian and an 11-time British champion across all ages groups

 

 

Nekoda Smythe-Davis

Weight category: -57kg

Age: 22

Home town: Walsall

Twitter: @nekodadavis_57

2014 Commonwealth Games and British champion

 

Alice Schlesinger

Weight category: -63kg

Age: 26

A two-time sambo wrestling world champion

 

Gemma Howell

Weight category: -63kg

Age: 24

Home town: Bath

Twitter: @Gemh7

London 2012 Olympian and a world and European junior bronze medallist

 

 

Sally Conway

Weight category: -70kg

Age: 28

Home town: Edinburgh

London 2012 Olympian and 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist

 

Megan Fletcher

Weight category: -70kg

Age: 25

Home town: Bath

Twitter: @Megan_Fletcher1

2014 Commonwealth Games champion and 2012 British champion

 

 

Natalie Powell

Weight category: -78kg

Age: 24

Home town: Llanwrtyd Wells

Twitter: @Nataliep_90

2014 Commonwealth Games champion and winner of seven World Cup medals last year

 

Gemma Gibbons

Weight category: -78kg

Age: 28

Home town: Edinburgh

Twitter: @gemma_gibbons

London 2012 Olympic silver medallist

 

 

Sarah Adlington

Weight category: +78kg

Age: 28

Home town: Edinburgh

Twitter: @bigyin78

Five-time national champions and 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist

 

Ashley McKenzie

Weight category: -60kg

Age: 25

Home town: Camberley

Twitter: @Ashleymckenzi12

London 2012 Olympian and 2014 Commonwealth champion

 

Colin Oates

Weight category: -66kg

Age: 29

Home town: Livingston

Twitter: @kumo49

London 2012 Olympian, finishing seventh, and the 2014 Commonwealth champion

 

Owen Livesey

Weight category: -81kg

Age: 23

Home town: Camberley

Twitter: @LiveseyJudo81

Reigning Commonwealth and British champion

 

 

Frazer Chamberlain

Weight category: -90kg

Age: 23

Home town: Camberley

Twitter: @BigFraz90

Winner of two European Cup medals, most recently at the 2014 German European Cup where he won silver

 

Benjamin Fletcher

Weight category: -100kg

Age: 23

Home town: Bath

Twitter: @bf130392

Won World Cup gold, silver and bronze in 2014