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 CHELSIE GILES

Chelsie Giles (born 25 January 1997) is a British judoka. In 2017, she competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2017 European Judo Championships held in Warsaw, Poland. A year later, she competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2018 World Judo Championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan. She was eliminated in her second match by Charline Van Snick of Belgium.

At the 2018 Judo Grand Prix Antalya held in Antalya, Turkey, she won the silver medal in her event. She also won one of the bronze medals in the women's 52 kg event at the 2018 Judo Grand Prix Budapest held in Budapest, Hungary.

In 2019, she competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2019 World Judo Championships held in Tokyo, Japan. In 2021, she competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2021 Judo World Masters held in Doha, Qatar. A month later, she won the gold medal in her event at the 2021 Judo Grand Slam Tel Aviv held in Tel Aviv, Israel.

2021 Chelsie competed at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. After getting thorough the opening rounds Chelsie lost to Abe, Chelsie fighting through the Repecharge beats Kocher for the Bronze Medal. 

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 CHRIS SKELLEY M.B.E

Christopher Skelley MBE (born 9 August 1993) is a British Paralympic judoka who competes in the visually impaired under 100kg category. In 2016 it was announced that he has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.

In 2021 Chris became Paralympic champion after winning Gold in the -100kg category in the Tokyo Paralympics.

In December 2015 Skelley represented Britain at the IBSA European Judo Championship in Portugal.

There he missed out on the final after being beaten by a last second yuko scoring throw by his Russian opponent Abdula Kuramagomedov the current world champion.

Skelley secured the bronze by beating Ibrahim Bolukbasi of Turkey.

In February 2016 Skelly was selected as part of a four-man to compete for Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio,  

In the build-up to the Games, Skelley and his three team-mates travelled to Rio in early March to take part in a Judo Grand Prix competition. Skelley took bronze in his match in a contest which featured many of the competitors who had already qualified for the Summer Paralympics.

Skelley was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours for services to judo.

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EMMA REID

Emma Reid (born 24 May 1995) Is a British Judo Full Time Athlete who became British senior Champion U78kg in 2015, since this date she has steadily been rising the ranks of International Judo.

She took a silver medal at the European Cup in Sarajevo 2019, silver medal at the European Cup in Malaga in the same year, a bronze medal at the European Open in Odivelas in 2020, a silver medal at the European Open in Bratislava also in 2020,

2021 started well with a Bronze at the Grand Prix in Zagreb, a gold medal Followed at the European Open in Sarajevo, and then bronze medal at the European Cup in Dubrovnik to Finish the year.

Grand Slam Gold in 2021 set Emma on a Career High in Abu Dhabi during Nov and Finishing the year with the British champion title,

2022 Started well with a 5th place at the prestigious Paris Grand Slam, Still BIG things to come from this young lady!

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ESMEE HOLGATE

Esmee Holgate (born 29 October 2005) Is a British Judo Athlete who fights in the under 57kg category.

Esmee took on judo as a hobby from the age of 8 and now at the age of 16 is on the cadet England programme and the junior GB squad.

 

She recently gained a bronze in the cadet British national championships (under 18) and a silver at the junior national championships (under 21’s).

2022 has started off well being selected as a GB athlete to compete at the Fuengirola European cup in Spain where she placed 9th and the Zagreb  European Cup in Croatia.

 

As well as international competitions she took a bronze medal at the English open in March.

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SKYE MOORE

Skye Moore (born 24 January 2005) Is a British Powerlifting Athlete who Competes in the U63kg category.

Skye took up Powerlifting after visiting the local gym and asking if her Squats were good enough, The instructors there noticed that she had considerable weight on the bar and asked for her to train for Powerlifiting

 

Still relatively new to the sport, She recently gained 1st Place at the North Midlands Divisional Championships to Qualify for the Junior Nationals with a Bench / Squat / Deadlift Total of 337.5kg, Breaking the divisional record for the Squat, Bench and Total.

2022 has started off well with another 1st Place competing in the second North Midlands Divisional Breaking her own Divisional Records of Squat and Bench (142.5kg and 72.5kg respectively) and a Personal Best of 150kg for deadlift and a total of 365kg Breaking her own Divisional Record

We feel there is a lot to come from Skye!