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Year 8 student Leyla Palser wins double Gold!

Posted on: 19/09/2017

Our very own Leyla Palser is celebrating after winning not one but two gold medals at an international martial arts competition! Leyla took a double gold at the Taekwondo Scotland Championships, held in Motherwell on 2 and 3 September 2017.

The 12-year-old, Year 8 student won in the Poomsae and fighting -55kg categories, beating the reigning champion from Jordan along the way.

She is a member of the Team GB squad and hopes to represent Britain in China in 2018 as well as national and international competitions along the way.

On 16 and 17 September, Leyla will be in Manchester for the British National Championships – good luck!