Paris Grand Slam 2016

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Paris Grand Slam 2016

Posted: 08/02/2016

This weekend saw JudoScotland athlete and Olympic hopeful, Sally Conway take home bronze at the prestigious Paris Grand Slam, making it Britain’s first medal since former JudoScotland athlete Euan Burton in 2008.

Fellow JudoScotland athlete Sarah Adlington reached the final 16 in Paris, however was defeated by Tessie Savelkouls (NED).

Both Sally and Sarah competed under Team GB, which came away from Paris with two bronze medals (Sally Conway & Natalie Powell) and one fifth place (Gemma Gibbons).

The JudoScotland transition athletes also made the journey to Paris to support their team mates and will now join the Team GB athletes to take part in the Paris Training Camp.