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Kanesha Sterling wins 7 foot trophy and European Title!
|On Saturday 10th November, Kanesha Sterling won the World United Martial Arts European Competition, which was held this year in Worcester. Competitors came from all over Europe determined to win a prestigious title.
Kanesha, who is only 14 years old and lives in Fishponds, fought brilliantly dominating the girl's senior points and continuous sections.
She then had to fight all the girls who won their sections for the European Grand Championship.
Again Kanesha beat all the champions easily becoming the European Grand champion thus winning the 7 foot trophy.
Without being sponsored by Wayne Pearce and Pete Milmine of Metropolis Security, Kanesha would have not been able to take part in this massive competition. Also they are responsible for getting her to a number of competitions of which Kanesha has won every one ensuring that she was prepared.
She trains with her instructor Red Walcott in Keynsham with her brother. Anyone wishing to train should contact Red on 07949 131769.
Her Other achievements include in semi contact and light continuous fighting are:
2006 WUMA ENGLISH OPEN 1ST
2006 ECKA NATIONALS 2ND
2006 MIDLANDS OPEN 1ST
2006 WATFORD OPEN 3RD
2006 CIMAC LIGHT CONTACT 2ND
2007 WUMA INTERNATIONAL OPEN 1ST
2007 WUMA ENGLISH OPEN 1ST
2007 WUMA NATIONALS 1ST
2007 WUMA BATTLE OF ENGLAND 1ST
2007 BRISTOL OPEN 1ST
2007 ECKA NATIONALS 1ST
2007 ECKA NATIONALS LIGHT CONTACT 1ST
2007 WUMA EUROPEAN POINTS CHAMPION
2007 WUMA EUROPEAN LIGHT CONTINUOUS CHAMPION
2007 GIRLS UNDER 16s WUMA GRAND CHAMPION