Cancun Grand Prix: Ashley McKenzie wins bronze for Great Britain

Great Britain judoka Ashley McKenzie
Ashley McKenzie won his first World Tour medal since winning bronze at the Baku Grand Slam over a year ago

Commonwealth judo champion Ashley McKenzie won bronze for Great Britain on day one of the Cancun Grand Prix.

McKenzie, 27, beat American Adonis Diaz in the -60kg category on Friday to finish third in Mexico.

He had earlier missed out on a chance for gold after losing to Brazilian Phelipe Pelim in the semi-final.

There will be seven British judoka in action on Saturday, including 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway in the -70kg category.

The Cancun Grand Prix is part of the International Judo Federation's World Tour and runs from Friday, 16 June to Sunday, 18 June.

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