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Keira's Youth Games judo medal

PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 June 2011

Keira Strong, second from right, won a judo bronze at the London Youth Games

Keira Strong, second from right, won a judo bronze at the London Youth Games

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Bishop Challoner student wins bronze at Crystal Palace finals

Keira Strong brought some local pride to Tower Hamlets last Saturday when she won a medal at the London Youth Games judo finals at Crystal Palace.

The 14-year-old Bishop Challoner student won bronze in the female junior over-70kg class.

“I wasn’t really expecting to win a medal,” said Strong.

“I competed here last year and won nothing so this year’s been a lot better.

“It was a tougher competition this year and by wearing the Tower Hamlets shirt meant I represent something.

“Performing at the London Youth Games will help me go far. I want to perform at the Olympics.”

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