Rowena Sweatman

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Rowena Sweatman
Personal information
NationalityBritish (English)
Born (1968-02-10) 10 February 1968 (age 56)
Feltham, England
Weight class–66kg/–78kg
Medal record
Representing  Great Britain
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Gdansk -66kg
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Birmingham -66kg
Profile at external databases

Rowena Sweatman (born 10 February 1968) is a British judoka.[1] She competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[2]

Judo career[edit]

In 1986, she won the bronze medal in the 66kg weight category at the judo demonstration sport event as part of the 1986 Commonwealth Games.[3] Sweatman became champion of Great Britain, winning the middleweight division at the British Judo Championships in 1988.[4]

In 1994, she became the European champion at the 1994 European Judo Championships in Gdańsk, where she won the gold medal in the -66kg category.[1] The following year she won a bronze medal at the 1995 European Judo Championships, in Birmingham.[1]

In 1996, she was selected to represent Great Britain at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. She competed in the women's middleweight event, reaching the quarter finals before losing to Aneta Szczepańska.[2] The following year in 1997, she claimed a second British title, but this time at the heavier weight class of half-heavyweight (-78kg).[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Rowena Sweatman profile". Judo Inside. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Rowena Sweatman Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Commonwealth Games Edinburgh - Event". Judo Inside. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
  4. ^ a b "British Championships - Event results". Judo Inside. Retrieved 21 August 2022.

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