Neil Eckersley

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Neil Eckersley
Medal record
Representing  United Kingdom
Men's Judo
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles Extra Lightweight

Neil Eckersley (born 5 April 1964) is a retired judoka from the United Kingdom, who represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There he won the bronze medal in the men's extra-lightweight division (– 60 kg), alongside USA's [[Edward

Bronze Olympic medallist. Olympic British team captain. European medallist. Placed seventh at the world Championships. First light weight to win a medal in Japan. International judo Federation 7 Dan. Professor of Judo. BA (Hon). Diploma in sports coaching.

From 2014 Eckersley has been head of the regional program in Judoregion West in Norway and club coach in Sandnes Judo Club.

Eckersley is a painter and digital artist and member of Art of the Olympians (AOTO).[1]


  1. ^ "Art of the Olympians | Neil Eckersley". Retrieved 2016-03-25.