It’s game on for Meyer

The Jewish Chronicle - - SPORT - BY JC RE­PORTER

JUDO Amy Meyer breathed a sigh of relief after pass­ing a late weigh-in to con­firm her par­tic­i­pa­tion at the Com­mon­wealth Games.

Meyer, 22, says it is an “hon­our” and “dream come true” to be rep­re­sent­ing Aus­tralia in Glas­gow.

Hav­ing won bronze at the Ocea­nia Games ear­lier this year, she will be look­ing to im­press in the un­der-48k weight divi­sion in the hope of boost­ing her chances of se­lec­tion for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

“I’ve put ev­ery­thing on hold and have to make judo my num­ber one pri­or­ity this year,” said Meyer who grad­u­ated from Syd­ney Univer­sity with a de­gree in ex­er­cise sport sci­ence last year.

“The build up to the Games have been re­ally hard,” she said. “I’ve been jug­gling work and train­ing, mean­ing there’s not much time for any­thing else.”

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