David Somerville Judoka

David Somerville

David Somerville

  • Country:Scotland
  • Born:9 May 1974 (45 years)
  • Popularity
Scottish judoka David Somerville won the World Cup of Rome in 2000 U66kg and was 5th of Europe in 1998. He was 13th at the Sydney Olympic Games. He won national British and Scottish titles and international events such as German Open Commonwealth Championships for Scotland and US Open.
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Euan Burton new high performance coach of Judo Scotland

7 Jan 2016 20:10

Former double World Championships medallist Euan Burton has been appointed as Scotland’s national high performance judo coach. Burton takes over the position from David Somerville, who led Scotland to unprecedented success at last year's Commonwealth Games and will now take on a new role as a high performance manager with Sport Scotland. Read more

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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

Result City Date
3Hamburg2004
7Paris2004
2Stoke on Trent2003
1Braunschweig2003
3Barcelona2003

Judo birthday

Hyoga Ota

Hyoga Ota (JPN)
22 years