Dusseldorf Grand Prix Bronze Medal Natalie Powell 23.02.14

IJF World tour Düsseldorf Grand Prix, Natalie showed “Olympic class” to execute a fantastic ippon against Madeline Malonga of France, an opponent who she last beat in Abu Dhabi.   Natalie going on to seize bronze from Malonga by first throwing her for waza-ari and then pinning her down for ippon in osaekomi, having earlier trailed by waza-ari and […]

European Open Women Rome, Italy – Silver Medal

Natalie U78kg category.  Natalie had a by in the first round going forward to the second round of the competition which was against Sofie De-Saedelaere from Belgium which Natalie won.  Third fight was against Geraldine Mentouopou of  France, this competitor Natalie has met before, but this is the first time Natalie has beaten her to go forward into the finals where […]