Results tagged “Judo”


Greenwich's Gemma Gibbons won a silver medal after losing in the final of the judo to America's Kayla Harrison.

Charlton-born Gibbons, who trained at Blackheath's Metro Judo Club as a child, lost 2-0 in the under-78kg division.

sophiecox142.jpgTwo of UEL's elite scholarship athletes and Team GB hopefuls for London 2012 got an early taste of medal success at the British Closed Judo Championships in Sheffield.

Sophie Cox, who represented Great Britain at the 2004 Olympics, won gold in the under 52kg category, while Gemma Gibbons claimed silver in the under 70kg category.

ff-jan28-noel walsh3.JPGLooking for some inspiration to keep those New Year fitness resolutions and learn some self defence while you are at it?

Well, how about trying jiu jitsu, Brazilian-style? No, it's not anything to do with bikini waxing, or a samba-style karate.