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Other Sports - 15. November 2011.

Judo-GB claims 20 medals with dominant displays in Samoa and Malaga


Great Britain produced a stunning 20 medal haul on the weekend as they
dominated the Samoa World Cup and Malaga European Cup.

In Samoa, Great Britain also accrued hundreds of all-important ranking
points which will ultimately determine the seeding for the 2012 London
Olympic Games.

The World Ranking List consists of points from seven events - World Cup,
Grand Prix, Grand Slam, Masters, Continental Championships, World
Championships and Olympic Games.

The Samoa World Cup saw 100 points available for gold, 60 for silver, 40
for bronze, 20 for fifth and 16 for seventh.
Chris Sherrington (+100kg) claimed the biggest result of his career as he
won his first World Cup gold medal.

Karina Bryant (+78kg) and Sally Conway (-70kg) also topped the medal
rostrum.

Winston Gordon (-90kg) scooped silver while Sarah Adlington (+78kg), Gemma
Gibbons (-70kg) and Faith Pitman (-63kg) all claimed bronze.

Connie Ramsey (-57kg) took fifth while Tom Davis (-81kg) finished in
seventh-place.

In Malaga the success continued as Great Britain claimed 12 medals.

Kelly Edwards (-48kg), Louise Renicks (-52kg), Natalie Powell (-78kg) and
Andrew Burns (-90kg) all took gold.

Michael Horley (-90kg) and Adam Hall (-100kg) took silver while bronze
medals went to Sophie Cox, Stephanie Inglis (both -57kg), Jodie Mullen
(-63kg) and Fiona Jones (-78kg).

Brandon Dodge and Graham Trinder (both -60kg) also took bronze medals along
with Theo Spalding-McIntosh (-90kg).

Gregg Varey (-66kg), Patrick Dawson (-73kg), Denny Roberts (-90kg) and
Francesca Steggall (-48kg) took fifth-places.

Jan Gosiewski (-73kg) and Tom Reed (-81kg) both finished in seventh-place.

 

 

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