Tom Reed

Tom ReedSport/Event >
Judo

Weight > u 81kg

Dan Grade Level > 1st Dan

Age Group >
U23 Senior

Judo Level > British Team

Date and Place of Birth > 1986, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK

Coached by >
Juergen Klinger

Date Arrived at Team Bath > 2003

Course of Study >
BSc Business Administration

Length of Course >
3 years

Biography >
Tom Reed has been training with the High Performance Training Programme since the age of 16, hailing from Devizes in Wiltshire.

Tom is a member of the BJA Performance Development squad and hopes to compete in London 2012.

He achieved 5th place in the 2005 Junior European Championships

In October 2006 Tom commenced his studies in Business Management at the University of Bath, following a gap year where he trained at Tokai University in Japan.

In 2007 Tom was the British Most Improved Player.

Tom won silver at the European – 23 Championships in 2007. He won his opening three preliminary round contests in Austria before beating Aleksander Marmeljuk from Estonia in the semis. He missed out on gold though, losing to Slovenia’s Aljaz Sedej in the final.

It was a particular challenge for Reed, who has moved up a division and is also fitting training around working full-time in London on his placement year.

Tom is also a Braunschweig Bundesliga member

Tom’s most recent achievements include:

  • 2011 English Senior Open – Silver
  • 2011 Senior British Closed – Silver
  • 2010 Swedish European Cup – Gold
  • 2010 Scottish Open – Gold
  • 2010 Senior German European Cup – 5th Place
  • 2010 Orenburg European Cup – Bronze
  • 2010 Vienna World Cup – Silver

Tom from the University of Bath represented Great Britain at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China in August 2011 in the under-81kg weight division judo competitions .

Headline Result >
Silver – European -23 – 2007

British Judo Association Athlete Profile >

Tom Reed

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