Published: 14 March 2011 at 13:21
British No 1 Danny Williams in the team for Sheffield showdown
Anglia Ruskin University has announced a strong judo squad to compete in the British University and Colleges Championships this coming weekend.
The Championships, which are being held in Sheffield, will feature around 100 universities competing in 20 different sports, with the individual judo event taking place on Saturday 19 March and the team competition the following day.
Anglia Ruskin’s team consists of Danny Williams, the British No 1 in the U73kg category, Mike Stewart, Glenn Miller, British squad member Josh Plant and Nicolas Antolinos, who is a former member of the French junior squad.
Anglia Ruskin entered judo teams in 2009 and 2010, recording a highest placing of fifth in the team event. In the individual competition they won gold in the U100kg at “kyu” level in 2009 and last year secured bronze in the U100kg “dan” event.
Head coach Bob Challis said: