Amy Livesey wins bronze at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia

Amy Livesey
Amy Livesey won the European Under-23 title in 2015

Amy Livesey won Great Britain's first medal at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam by taking bronze in the -63kg category.

The 23-year-old beat home favourite Daria Davydova, 26, in the third-fourth place play-off in Russia.

With the contest scoreless, Livesey earned the winning point with a counter attack with 15 seconds remaining.

Britons Kelly Edwards (-52kg), Alice Schlesinger (-63kg), Natalie Powell (-78kg), Max Stewart (-90kg) and Ben Fletcher (-100kg) are also in Russia.

The Grand Slam is one of the key events in the countdown to the 2017 World Judo Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in August.

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