Gemma Howell Judoka

Gemma Howell

Gemma Howell

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:13 June 1990 (29 years)
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British judoka Gemma Howell took silver at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2016. She competed at World Championships and the 2012 Olympic Games U63kg. She won European Championships bronze in 2018 in Tel Aviv. She won World Cups in Bucharest and Tallinn in 2012 and Glasgow in 2014. She won European and World bronze junior medals U57kg. Gemma took bronze at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017, Tunis in 2018 and gold at the Grand Prix Budapest in 2019. Howell captured gold at the Grand Prix in Zagreb.
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Gemma Howell wins back-to-back Grand Prix

27 Jul 2019 19:35

Budapest Grand Prix winner Gemma Howell (GBR) won her second IJF Grand Prix title in as many weeks as she beat three-time World Judo Masters winner Kim Polling (NED) in the U70kg final. Polling, who starred in the preliminaries with a powerful and focused showing, came undone against the Wolverhampton Judo Club product who hooked in for a waza-ari score as her mother Suzanne celebrated in the stands just as she did in Budapest. Read more

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Gemma Howell keeps growing with gold in Budapest

13 Jul 2019 18:40

Gemma Howell of Great Britain bested two-time world medallist Maria Bernabeu (ESP) to win her first IJF World Judo Tour title. Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Howell has now put pressure on her U70kg teammate and Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway (GBR) in the race for the one place for Tokyo 2020, after throwing powerful Spaniard Bernabeu for a waza-ari and then pinning her with a sankaku-gatame to clinch gold. Read more

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World champion Chizuru Arai grabs sixth Grand Slam title

11 May 2019 18:35

Two-time and reigning world champion Arai Chizuru of Japan won her sixth Grand Slam gold medal at the expense of Tel Aviv Grand Prix gold medallist Anna Bernholm (SWE). Arai, who is now undefeated on the IJF circuit since May 2018, fought like a world champion and will be the overwhelming favourite in Tokyo this August as she bids for a third consecutive title. Read more

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Six winning nations at Euro Open Prague

3 Mar 2019 00:45

Surprisingly the Chinese team took two gold medal at the European Open for women in Prague. In total the Chinese collected six medals. Six nations won the titles in Prague. Read more

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Sanne Van Dijke victorious over former world number one for the Netherlands

26 May 2018 14:35

Dutch woman Sanne Van Dijke defeated Kelita Zupancic of Canada to win the U70kg gold medal which was her first on the Grand Prix Hohhot stage. Van Dijke conquered Canada’s former world number one to capture her country’s first medal at the Hohhot Grand Prix 2018 in a category which always delivers for the Netherlands. Read more

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Result City Date
3Brasilia7 Oct
1Zagreb26 Jul
1Budapest13 Jul
7Hohhot25 May
3Baku11 May

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