Sally Conway Judoka

Sally Conway

Sally Conway

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:1 February 1987 (34 years)
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Scottish judoka Sally Conway took an Olympic bronze medal in Rio 2016 for Great Britain. She captured bronze at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo. Conway started her career with a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in 2006. Won more than 7 national titles. Grand Slam bronze in Paris in 2016 and gold in 2018. She won the Grand Prix in The Hague in 2018. She won European silver in 2018 and more than 25 World Cup medals. She won gold at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2019.
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Sally Conway's Great Escape

23 Feb 2021 11:25

With an Olympic and World bronze, a European silver and seven IJF World Tour titles under her belt, Britain's Sally Conway has decided to call it a day. It's not clear why she decided to call it quits with just about half a year to go before the Olympic Games. Read more

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Shock retirement of Olympic top judoka Sally Conway

22 Feb 2021 16:55

Sally Conway has announced her immediate retirement from judo, calling time on a career that started over 26 years ago and has seen her become only one of two British female judoka to medal at the Olympic Games, World and European Championships and the Commonwealth Games. Read more

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British medal optimism in 2021 based on history

24 Jun 2020 15:45

Great Britain’s record at Olympic Games level over the years has been equally as sketchy. To date they have won only eighteen Olympic medals in Judo since it was added to the Summer games schedule way back in 1964. Neil Adams is still the most successful British judoka after winning silver in the men’s U71 kg category in 1980 in Moscow, Russia, and again in the men’s U78 kg category in 1984 in Los Angeles, USA. Read more

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Sally Conway's perfect season start in Tel Aviv

24 Jan 2020 18:05

At the women’s U70kg weight class in Tel Aviv Kim Seongyeon of Korea and the British Olympic medallist Sally Conway made their way to the final. From the start, Conway set a steady pace to take over from Kim, which she did perfectly by scoring ippon on a first ko-uchi-gari that she followed to tackle the Korean on her back. Read more

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Marie Eve Gahie crowned World Champion in the Budokan

29 Aug 2019 15:40

French Marie Eve Gahie was crowned the new world champion after the French ace banished her memories of losing the 2018 final. Gahie defeated the unfancied Tbilisi Grand Prix winner Barbara Timo (POR) in the final after the Portuguese judoka belied her ranking of 29th in the world. Read more

Result City Date
7Paris2020
1Tel Aviv2020
5Abu Dhabi2019
3Tokyo2019
7Ekaterinburg2019

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