Sofia Gains Silver in Sweden
Stamford High School Judo star, Sofia Palmer (Year 8), has gone from strength to strength since taking home a silver medal at the HMC Independent Schools & IAPS Judo tournament in February. Sofia has gained medals at four UK competitions where she obtained important ranking points. Sofia was awarded Bronze at the British Schools Championships in Sheffield in March, Bronze at London Open Championships and Edinburgh Sportif in April, followed by Silver at the BJC Nationals in May.
Last month, Sofia continued her successful year as she competed in Sweden with her Judo club, Vale Judo. It was the first time that Sofia had competed in her new weight category and after facing some tough competitors; Sofia still managed to receive Silver in one of the largest international Nordic judo competitions. This was followed by a 3 day training camp held by former Olympians.