Alyssa fights her way to silver medal at English Championships

Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College student Alyssa Bristow fought her way to a silver medal in the English Open Kickboxing Championships.

Saturday, 24th February 2018, 8:00 am

The 15-year-old was up against a multiple champion in the final but impressed so much she has received an invitation to represent Team England at the World Championships in Spain in October. Alyssa is a member of Dragons Kickboxing Club on Accrington Road coached by Steven Wong.

She’s been kickboxing for just over four years.

“It is special - I like the competitiveness of it and the club is really friendly and supportive,” said Alyssa.

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Alyssa also recently tested herself in the 19 and over category at the Northern Open Championships – and won!

She also got a silver medal for points fighting – the first time she had taken part in this.