Great britain olympic judo

Jemima Yeats-Brown's dream of going to London 2012 is a step closer with news that the teenager has been called up to the Great Britain Olympic judo squad

Jemima Yeats-Brown's dream of going to London 2012 is a step closer with news that the teenager has been called up to the Great Britain Olympic judo squad

Gemma Gibbons (in the blue) become Great Britain's first Olympic judo (Women's 78Kg) medallist for 12 years

London-born Judoka Gemma Gibbons (blue) has become Great Britain's first Olympic judo medallist for 12 years, winning silver in the final of the women's competition. She was beaten by American Kayla Harrison in the gold medal match.

ROYAL MARINE JUDOKA LOSES TO RUSSIAN CHAMPION Royal Marine and UK Olympic judoka Chris Sherrington has been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympic judo +100kg category by three times world gold medallist Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia. Chris, 28, was the first heavyweight in 20 years to represent Great Britain at any Olympic games, competing in the men’s +100kg category this morning at 9.30am.

Royal Marine and UK Olympic judoka Chris Sherrington has been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympic judo category by three times world gold medallist Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia.

Sterling performance for silver: Gemma Gibbons was the toast of Britain during the Olympic judo competition

What a start! Jessica Ennis kicks off Olympics heptathlon with record time

Jessica Ennis kicks off Olympics heptathlon with record time

ROYAL MARINE JUDOKA LOSES TO RUSSIAN CHAMPION Royal Marine and UK Olympic judoka Chris Sherrington has been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympic judo +100kg category by three times world gold medallist Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia. Chris, 28, was the first heavyweight in 20 years to represent Great Britain at any Olympic games, competing in the men’s +100kg category this morning at 9.30am.

Royal Marine and UK Olympic judoka Chris Sherrington has been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympic judo category by three times world gold medallist Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia.

BBC Sport - Olympics judo: Great Britain's Karina Bryant wins bronze medal

Olympics judo: Great Britain's Karina Bryant wins bronze medal

BBC Sport - Olympics judo: Great Britain's Karina Bryant wins bronze medal

Great Britain's Austin Jones and Tom Johnson grapple during a training session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Judo test event at the ExCelPhotograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

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Great Britain's Austin Jones and Tom Johnson grapple during a training session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Judo test event at the ExCelPhotograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Gemma Gibbons has become Great Britain's first Olympic judo medallist for 12 years, despite losing her gold medal match to American Kayla Harrison.    The London-born judoka had to settle for silver as Harrison landed two yuko scores in the -78kg final.

Olympics judo: Gemma Gibbons puts silver lining on judo showing

Gemma Gibbons has become Great Britain's first Olympic judo medallist for 12 years, despite losing her gold medal match to American Kayla Harrison. The London-born judoka had to settle for silver as Harrison landed two yuko scores in the final.

Sally Conway and Megan Fletcher of Great Britain in action during training prior to the London 2012 Olympic Judo test event at the ExCel on December 2, 2011 in London, England.

Sally Conway and Megan Fletcher Photos Photos: Judo & Taekwondo London 2012 Olympic Test Event Media Opportunity

Sally Conway and Megan Fletcher of Great Britain in action during training prior to the London 2012 Olympic Judo test event at the ExCel on December 2, 2011 in London, England.

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