Silver medal joy for Riona

Riona Hartley
Riona Hartley

Riona Hartley is a kickboxing star after celebrating a silver medal at the World Kickboxing Championships.

Shuttleworth College student Riona (12) is a member of the Black Knights Kickboxing Club and started the sport four years ago to keep fit.

“I really enjoy it,” said Year Seven student Riona, who competes in the 44.8kg category and trains three times a week. “I compete all over England and went to Birmingham for the World Kickboxing Association Championships recently and was really proud to win a silver medal.”