KICKBOXING: India still climbing the ranks

India Mae Thompson

India Mae Thompson

First published in Sport

INDIA Mae Thompson picked up two silver medals in the ICO European Championships in Sittingbourne, Kent.

The 11-year-old, from Fordwells, near Witney, has only been performing the martial art for around 18 months.

Thompson, a pupil at Burford School, was in April selected for the ICO England kickboxing team to compete at the World Championships in Tuscany, Italy, later this year.

And the Windrush Kickboxing Club member continued her rapid progress with another fine display.

Thompson lost in the final to world champion and Scottish international Amy Golder, in a competition which featured teams from all over Europe.

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