Danny Kingston Judoka

Danny Kingston

Danny Kingston

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:12 February 1973 (47 years)
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British judoka Danny Kingston was 1996 European Champion. He fought for Dutch cliub Kenamju in the European Cup. He was British champion in 1993.

British Judoka Danny Kingston retires

8 Feb 2000 22:05

For the second time, Danny Kingston has announced his retirement from competitive Judo. But this time, on the verge of the Olympic Games, it looks as though he really means it. In recent years Danny has been one of Britain's most exciting and unpredictable fighters, but a consistent medal winner. In the last year alone he has won the British Open at -81 Kgs, beating World Champion Graeme Randall in the process, gone to decision against the Olympic Champion, Kenzo Nakamura, in the -73 Kgs at the World Championships. Read more


Report World Championships Birmingham Day 3

9 Oct 1999 22:10

The day promised much with Danny Kingston (-73kg), David Somerville (-66kg), Nicola Fairbrother (-57kg) and Debbie Allan (-52kg) all boasting strong medal hopes but it all went a little flat. Hothead Danny stole the headlines with a display of petulance more akin to footballers than Judokas. Danny comfortably beat Danny Fagan (AUS) in the first round, throwing him for ippon with ashi-guruma. Next up for Britain's errant wild-boy was the World and Olympic champion Kenzo Nakamura (JPN). Danny put up a spirited fight in a thrilling contest, but Nakamura's class was evident and he rightfully won the judges decision. Read more

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