Media call: British Olympic judo team, July 12

From the BOA
British Judo would like to invite you to a press event with the Team GB Olympic judo squad at the British Judo Performance Institute, Dartford, on Thursday, July 12.

The day forms part of the squad’s final preparation camp and will be the final opportunity to gain access to the full squad prior to the Team GB Experience, Loughborough on July 23.

From 09:30 – Press Arrival
10:00-10:30 – Photo Opportunities – Full Squad will be available in Team GB Kit
10:30-12:30 – Press Interviews – Broadcast and one-on-one print media interviews
Priority to press with pre-booked interviews with specific athletes
(Please note there is no activity on the mat during this period)
12:30 – End of main press event
16:00-18:00 – Athlete’s training and additional opportunities for broadcast media. Interview opportunities will be limited during this time to Performance Director and support staff.

Please confirm your attendance to Chris Wiseman ( along with any requests for interviews with specific athletes.

Your contacts on the day will be Mark Pickering (07792 007280) and Chris Wiseman (07875 032287)

British Judo Performance Institute (BJPI) Address:
Dartford Judo Club
Cotton Lane


Tue July 24: Olympic media service and reception, St Bride’s Church. For more details click here.

Thu Dec 6: 2012 SJA British Sports Awards. An Olympic year extravaganza. Note the date in your diary now. Details to be announced soon.