Blessed Robert Sutton Student becomes Double Female World Taekwondo Champion

Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Voluntary Academy student takes part in World United Martial World Championships.

Emily, 14, who is a member of National Forest Taekwondo association in Measham and Netherseal, competed with three other members at the event. Which was held over three days in Worcester at the beginning of October. Over 1,500 competitors from countries from across the globe competed in the event.

Emily, (a green belt) won both of her categories on the day, making her the first double female world champion the club had seen.

The 14-year-old stated: “I have had a wonderful experience with the National Forest Taekwondo and I am really proud of what I have achieved so far.

“Next time I enter a tournament, I aspire to do as well as I did in the World United Championships”

Aidan Smith, headteacher at Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Burton, congratulated Emily on her wonderful achievement.

He said: “Emily clearly put in a lot of training hours and all of her hard work is paying off. We are delighted about the progress Emily has made in her Taekwondo and wish her continued success in the future”.