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Bronze delight in Budapest for GB Judo


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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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