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Emily Burt


• Represented Canada at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie, winning gold in the 63kg weight class
• Won silver at the 2016 Pan American Junior Championship in the 63kg weight class
• Finished fifth at her first Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi in 2017


Getting into the Sport: Started training in judo at age 4 and competing at age 6… Her entire family practiced judo and her dad was the club coach, so it was a sport they could do together… Outside Interests: Avid sketch artist… Enjoys all genres of music, to both calm her down and distract her when needed… Odds and Ends: Brothers Zachary and Jonah both represented Canada in judo at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games… Wears the same warm up sweater at every competition… Her dad’s fridge is filled with magnets she has collected for him from her travels…

Notable International Results

IJF World Championships: 2019 – participant (70kg); 2018 – participant (70kg)

Pan American Championships: 2019 – 7th (70kg); 2017 – participant (70kg)

IJF World Junior Championships: 2017 – participant (70kg); 2015 – 7th (63kg)

Pan American Junior Championships: 2016 – SILVER (63kg);