Judo gold for STAG’s Amy

Amy Platten with her gold medal.

Amy Platten with her gold medal. - Credit: Archant

St Albans Girls’ School pupil Amy Platten made her 13th birthday a memorable one as she won gold in the Flanders Judo Cup in Belgium.

Platten was travelling with the British Judo Team having previously won bronze at prestigious Venray Judo competition in Holland.

Fighting in the U15 category, she won all her contests with ippon throws against German, Belgium and Dutch opponents.

Platten now has her sights on the British National Title in December.

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