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  • Judo star Jonah Alfert picks up brilliant bronze at Maccabiah Games in Israel

    Jonah Alfert, a member of Chalfont Judokwai and a pupil of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, has won Great Britain’s first ever under 21s Judo medal in the world Maccabiah games, held in Israel. Jonah is also supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in the Chiltern region. Jonah was chosen to represent GB following…

  • Medal count in double figures for GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes at the School Games

    The 2017 School Games took place at Loughborough University from 31st August-3rd September. The School Games is as close as you can get to a ‘mini Olympics’ at school age and gives young athletes a taste of what a large scale multi sport competition is like. The event seeks to create an inspirational and motivational…

  • Vincent brings home European University Championship medal

    Peter Vincent, GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete representing Great Britain and Hertfordshire University won a spectacular Bronze medal at the 2017 European University Championships in Coimbra, Portugal. Competing in the Over 100Kg division Peter won his pool with ippon wins over France’s Vincent Roudrie and Turkey’s Bedrettin Camlibel to set up a semi-final with Portugal’s…

  • Peter Vincent cemented his place as GB Heavyweight Number 1 following the British Championships

    Angmering’s Peter Vincent cemented his place as GB Heavyweight Number 1 following the British Championships held at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. A silver medal earned him 150 ranking points to end the year in the top spot in the over 100Kg category. Peter led off with a win against Baths Conor Murphy…

  • BELGIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE FOR PETER VINCENT

    Angmering judoka Peter Vincent took a hard fought Bronze medal in the Heavyweight division of the Belgian National Championships in Herstal. Peter has been working hard all year for this competition, and to come away with a bronze is a fantastic achievement. The top four Flemish Belgians (VJF) and the top four Walloon (FFBJ) Belgians…

  • Vincent Becomes Flemish National Champion and GB Number One In Same Weekend

    A great weekend for GB judo player Peter Vincent who became Flemish National Heavyweight Judo Champion. Peter representing his club Kawaishi Ingelmunster and the Province of West Flanders took the first fight against Raf Heylen of Herenhout by ippon. He then faced Sebastiaan Geeraert of Samurai Ronse in the Quarter Final with another ippon. In…

  • Vincent Wins European Traditional Title

    GB international Peter Vincent won the European Traditional Judo Heavyweight Title in Thessaloniki, Greece at the 3rd Traditional European Championships. Peter was selected for the event to represent the JFAUK National Squad along with another two Worthing Judokas Ross Elliot and Carl Boiling. (Ross and Carl are on the left of the group and Peter…

  • Nikita challenging himself to the next level

    Niki was successful on competing in three consecutive weeks on high level competitions last month. At the London Youth Games on the 18th of June at Crystal Palace he quickly dispatched his opponents using his hip techniques on the left side with devastating effect storming his way to the final. Unfortunately, he lost out in the…

  • William Burke also flying the flag for his excellent performances in Judo

    William is a 14 year old Judo athlete from Balcombe and has a busy training schedule with club, and England training taking place regularly. In addition to his 2-3 times a week training schedule at his club, Kin Ryu Judo, and his cadet England training session, he also took part in a European training camp in…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Thea Griffey excels in Judo

    14 year old GSF supported Judo athlete Thea Griffey has had a fantastic two months of competitions. Thea is the Sussex Champion and won many National medals throughout 2015 and carrying on into 2016. Thea finished off 2015 by winning silver at the Pre-Cadet British Championships.  In April, Thea won all four of her contests in…