Bronze delight in Budapest for GB Judo

August 13, 2018

Image Source - GB Judo

 

It was Bronze delight for GB Judo at the 2018 Budapest Grand Prix in Hungary. Sally Conway, Natalie Powell and Chelsie Giles each claimed a bronze medal to make it it three in total for Team GB.

 

Natalie Powell claimed her 10th Grand Prix medal by defeating fellow brit Jemima Yeats-Brown. It is her fourth medal so far in 2018.

 

Sally Conway added to GB's haul with an excellent day of judo on the mat in the -70kg competition, defeating a number of higher ranked opponents .

 

World No.7 Assmaa Nianga was defeated in the Bronze medal contest, while there were notable wins over Australia’s Aoife Coughlan and Russia’s Alena Propkopenko.

 

Finally, Coventry judoka Chelsie Giles won a final third place with an accomplished victory over experienced Andreea Chitu from Romania.

 

Giles told GB Judo - 

 

“I feel like this is the best I have performed in competition. The new techniques I have been working on in training are now paying dividends and to come away with a medal, I am so happy!”

 

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