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Nine year old from Sunderland is karate champion

Eleisha Jane Mitchinson Photo: Dokan Karate club Sunderland

Eleisha Jane Mitchinson from Sunderland is not even 10 years old and she is already a karate champion. She has just won three gold medals and a bronze at the English Karate Federation National Championships.

Eleisha's father runs karate clubs in Sunderland and Tyneside. In the Sheffield competition, Eleisha won an individual gold and two team golds with her eight and nine-year-old friends. She also won a team bronze.

Eleisha Jane Mitchinson Credit: Dokan Karate club Sunderland
Eleisha Jane Mitchinson Credit: Dokan Karate club Sunderland

The club won six golds which is more than any other club.