SLIGO kickboxer, Caradh O'Donovan has won gold at the WAKO European kickboxing championship. She is a former member of Sligo Mugendo Kickboxing Club. Caradh has been training in Dublin with Tallaght Martial Arts for the last four years, with coach Dave Heffernan.
She is originally from Strandhill Road and is daughter of Catherine O'Donovan.
Caradh trained twice a day, six days per week for the last year in order to 'go for gold' and her victory is a remarkable achievement.
The European Championships took place in Bucharest, Romania. There were over 500 competitors from 23 countries. Caradh is studying for her PHD in Sports Psychology at UCD.