Euan Burton -81kg
Place of Birth: Ascot
Grade: 2nd Dan
Height: 6 Ft
Age began Judo: 6
Why did you start judo: I was a very shy kid and my folks took me so I could meet and make friends and could become more confident through sport.
Very First Judo Club: Sportif International
Favourite Technique: Uchi mata or Yama Arashi (something big and exciting)
Favourite Judo Player: Ilias Iliadis
Hobbies: Cooking and eating!!!
Favourite Colour: Gold
Favourite Food: Lamb Passanda and Peshwari Naan
Favourite Actor: Mark Wahlburg
Favourite Film: Any Given Sunday. Good Will Hunting
Favourite Song: Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones
Favourite Band/Group: Kings of Leon
Favourite Author: J D Salinger
Favourite Saying: ‘Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.’ Vince Lombardi.
- World Championship Bronze Medallist 2010
- Tokyo Grand Slam 2009 GOLD Medallist
- Beijing Olympian 2008
- World Championship Bronze Medallist 2007
- 2 x European Championships Bronze Medallist 2005 and 2007
- Moscow Super World Cup Champion 2007
- Paris Super World Cup Bronze Medallist 2008
Can you sum yourself up: Still just a quiet wee boy, just in a slightly larger body!