News Archive, Tag: Grand Prix

Team Bath Judo Club's Gemma Howell (left) won silver at the Tbilisi Grand Prix, March 2016

Silver medal is ‘best yet’ for Team Bath judoka Gemma Howell at Tbilisi Grand Prix

28 March 2016

University of Bath student Gemma Howell won her first Grand Prix judo medal for two years after producing a string of excellent performances in Georgia. The Sport & Exercise Science student, competing in the -63kg weight division, beat judoka ranked 30, 20, eight and nine in the world on her way to a superb silver in the Tbilisi Grand Prix. “I’m really happy, this silver is the best senior medal I’ve won so far,” Howell...

Gemma Howell

Encouraging return from injury for Team Bath Judo Club’s Gemma Howell at Samsun Grand Prix

02 April 2015

Team Bath Judo Club’s Gemma Howell made an encouraging return from injury by finishing fifth at the Samsun Grand Prix in Turkey. London 2012 Olympian Howell, who is coached by Juergen Klinger and former University of Bath student Kate Howey, won her pool in the under-63kg competition. Victories over Slovakia’s Ivana Komlosiova, Mia Hermansson of Sweden and Mongolia’s Munkhzaya Tsedevsuren set up a semi-final with Anicka Van Emden of the Netherlands. However, Howell – a...

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