Leah - Judo Champion

Posted on: November 17th 2019College Events


Year 10 student Leah represented De Lisle, and competed in the Midland Area, British Schools Regional Judo Championships in November, held in Coventry.

Leah fought extremely well and gained a Gold Medal. On the back of this success, Leah has gained entry into the British Schools Judo Championships to be held at the EIS in Sheffield in March 2020. The British School Championships is one of the largest national judo competitions held in the country with over 750 judo players, in school years 6-13, representing more than 500 schools.

Leah has represented De Lisle at the British School Judo Championships for the past 3 years running, obtaining 2 silver medals and 1 bronze. This year she will be competing in the year group 10-13 so will be competing with girls age 15-18 years. Well done Leah and good luck for the British School Championships!