Karate girl is sports star

2015-11-11 06:01


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MICHAELA STEVENS (12), a gr. 6 learner at the Merriespruit Primary School in Virginia is October’s SuperSport Let’s Play Sports Star of the Month winner for Express. This young lady is currently training under Sensei Gordon Stevens at the Goldfields Karate Club.

She received two gold medals in kata and kumite at the Northern Free State karate championship, Karate Winter Challenge and Karate All Styles.

Michaela also obtained her Northern Free State karate colours and took part in the South African karate championship and the BKI karate championship.

She received a silver medal for kata and bronze for kumite.

During the South African karate championship she was chosen as part of the South African karate team, who competed at the international karate African Cup championship where she received a fourth place overall.

Michaela’s motto is: ”Never stop dreaming. Whatever you dream, you can do.”

Michaela will be the last Let’s Play Sports Star of the Month for Express.

The overall Let’s Play Sport Stars of the Year winner for Express will be announced at a private function on 19 November in Welkom.

For any enquiries, email supersport@zpr.co.za.

More on the Let’s Play initiative:

SuperSport over time has evolved as the quintessential sports authority.

With such strong sporting influence within the South African market, SuperSport has been perfectly poised to harness this power and rally the public and corporates to truly make a difference in society.

SuperSport identified that there were huge issues severely inhibiting the development of children through skills learned by playing, physical education and sport – all of which are imperative to the holistic development of young people.

It was from this insight that Let’s Play was born in November 2005 with the aim of elevating awareness of our social situation and to introduce and encourage play, activity and sport in schools.

For more information, please contact Lynne or Juanré at Z PR on 051-522-9574.
In 2015 SuperSport’s Let’s Play celebrates ten years of activating the children of South Africa.

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