Young judo star Kristina, 13, wins silver for second year running

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Kristina Pavlou, 13, won a silver medal for the second year in a row at the British Judo Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

Although disappointed at narrowly missing out on gold, Kristina has shown a massive amount of grit and determination in getting to the British Championships with only six weeks of full training following a nasty dislocated and fractured elbow injury.

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Kristina Pavlou, far left on the podium pUnGekALs5gg81YWC0yk

Kristina, a member of Chichester based club TNJC, has had her place on the 2016 England Pre-Cadet Judo Squad confirmed.

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