Sally Conway Judoka

Sally Conway

Sally Conway

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:1 February 1987 (31 years)
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Scottish judoka Sally Conway took an Olympic bronze medal in Rio 2016 for Great Britain. Conway started her career with a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in 2006. Won more than 5 national titles. She also won various World Cups, her first in Birmingham at the age of 21 in 2008. The Scottish won gold at Grand Slam Baku in 2015 and Grand Prix Jeju. Grand Slam bronze in Paris in 2016. She won silver medal at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017.
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Sally Conway closes gap of 15 years without British gold

11 Feb 2018 18:05

Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway of Great Britain recorded one of the finest wins of her career with a riveting performance as the tenacious Briton battled past world champion Arai Chizuru (JPN) in the final. Read more

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Preview U70kg Chizuru Arai slight favourite in open category

1 Sep 2017 03:55

The top favourites for the U70kg gold at the World Championships in Budapest are all within the Top 3 in the IJF Rankings, but it's the No. 3, Japan's Chizuru Arai, who looks to be the leading candidate for the top spot in Budapest. Her track record is impressive with 2016 Tyumen Grand Slam gold, 2017 Paris Grand Slam gold, and 2017 Dusseldorf Grand Prix gold. Read more

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Bernadette Graf celebrates comeback with gold U78kg

4 Jun 2017 17:25

The two favourite Romanian athletes for the European Open in Bucharest met the expectations taking two gold medals. Other interesting topics were the return of Austrian Bernadett Graf who started in the U70kg category and was immediately successful with gold and a victory against European Champion Audrey Tcheumeo. Most likely she is still the best option U70kg. Read more

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Haruka Tachimoto added the last piece of her golden puzzle

10 Aug 2016 23:10

The gold for women U70kg was for Haruka Tachimoto, where she failed in 2012 in London, she came back strongly this time. What a turbulent Olympic cycle it has been for Tachimoto who could in fact almost forget qualification in February 2015 due to an incident, but came back slowly and won everything what she had to win to qualify. Once qualified all lights were green for a stunt that had its apotheosis today. Read more

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Preliminaries deliver insane results and surprises

10 Aug 2016 18:50

What a crazy day in Rio with the preliminaries for men U90kg and women U70kg with the most insane surprises. The sensation so far on the day is Chinese judoka Cheng Xunzhao who defeated three huge medal candidates. Starting with triple World Champion and double Olympic medallist Ilias Iliadis. After the Greek former World number one Toth Krisztian was surprised in the same way Iliadis was caught. Read more

Result City Date
1Paris11 Feb
2Cancun2017
2Bucharest2017
3Rio de Janeiro2016
5Guadalajara2016

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