European Judo Championships 29.04.22 – 01.05.22

Natalie Powell was selected to compete at the 2022 Senior European Championships, which was held at Sofia, Bulgaria.  Natalie, began her campaign booking her place in the Quarter-Finals with a Golden Score victory against Beata Pacut. Following a waza-ari Quafter-Final defeat to Alina Boehm, Natalie went on to fight in the Repechage against Madeleine Malonga. Natalie registered a waza-ari score against former World Champion and Tokyo silver medallist Malonga but was penalised with a 3rd shido in the following exchange for stepping out the contest area, which saw her finishing in 7th place.