Oates eyes Games title

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Colin Oates will challenge for a European title when he competes at the first ever European Games Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan this weekend.

The Kumo Judo Club player, raised in North Lopham, will be looking to build on a promising recent run of from which has seen him take big steps towards qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

That included previous success in Baku, back in May, where he clinched a silver medal in a Grand Slam event, before gaining more qualification points with a seventh place finish at the World Masters in Morocco.