23 year-old Natalie Powell fights in the same class as Olympic
silver medallist and GB rival Gemma Gibbons.
Consistently placing and medalling at events above European
level and at International Judo Federation Grand Prix and Grand
Slam events, Natalie is currently ranked 10th in the IJF
senior world rankings.
Natalie, whose sister Kirsty is also part of the Team Wales judo
team for Glasgow 2014, has taken silver for two consecutive years
at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and recently won the bronze medal in
Dusseldorf at the same level competition.
The former Builth Wells High School student also won silver at
the European Open in Rome and in April 2012 she took the gold in
the European Cup in Bosnia.
Outside of the dojo Natalie studies Biomedical Science at
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