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Local kickboxer wins Euro title

Published 11/12/2012 | 08:52

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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.

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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.

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