Euan Burton

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Euan Michael Burton (born 31 March 1979) is a Scottish judoka.

Born in Ascot, Berkshire and living in Edinburgh, Burton represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics in the Half-Middleweight (under 81 kg) Judo event. Burton was educated at Pencaitland Primary School, Ross High School and Edinburgh University. He was an Individual Bursar in 1998-99 at Edinburgh University.

Burton is currently concentrating his efforts as a development coach for JudoScotland after his disappointing result at London 2012

Burton was named Scotland's flagbearer for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[1] At the Games, he won Gold Medal in the 100kg category. He has since announced his retirement and return to full-time coaching.

Year Tournament Place Weight class
2012 European Judo Championships 9th[2] Half middleweight (81 kg)
2011 World Judo Championships 33rd[3] Half middleweight (81 kg)
European Judo Championships 17th[4] Half middleweight (81 kg)
2010 World Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (81 kg)
European Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (81 kg)
2007 World Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (81 kg)
European Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (81 kg)
2005 European Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (81 kg)
2004 European Judo Championships 5th Half middleweight (81 kg)

References[edit]

  • Factfile on JudoInside.com
  • [4] Profile on Guardian Unlimited.
  1. ^ McGinty, Stephen (21 July 2014). "Euan Burton named as Commonwealth Games flag bearer". The Scotsman. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ [1] - Accessed 2012-06-27
  3. ^ [2] - Accessed 2012-06-27
  4. ^ [3] - Accessed 2012-06-27