Kelly Edwards out of judo competition

Kelly Edwards lost to Japan's Tomoko Fukumi in the women's 48kg Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Kent's judo medal hopeful, Kelly Edwards from Gravesend, has lost to Japan's Tomoko Fukumi in the women's 48kg competition at the Excel in London.

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Early exits for judo hopefuls

Olympic dreams are over for Kent judo pair, Ashley McKenzie and Kelly Edwards. The medal hopefuls, who train at Gravesend, have both been knocked out of the competition on the opening day of the London games.