Ashleigh-Anne Barnikel


  • Hafan: Caerdydd
  • DOB: 22/01/01

Ashleigh-Anne started her judo career when she was 4 years old and started competing when she
was 15 when she gained a place on the Welsh judo team as a cadet, swiftly gaining medals in national events. Originally from HaverfordWest, after gaining a position on the British team I moved to Cardiff at 18 years old for university and then went on to join the full-time programme in Wales training full time in Sophia gardens and has since represented Wales internationally. She is currently coached by Mark Earle and represents Neyland judo club. Alongside her studies at Cardiff Met University Ashleigh-Anne has qualified in sports massage, gym instruction and sports first aid.


  • 2019
    PB bronze medal in junior British Championships.