Taylor Smith, a year 10 student at the Coleshill School, won 2 gold medals in Tae Kwon do at the By the England Team competition on 29 October 2017.
Taylor is now ranked number one in England in the Tae Kwon do 14-17 year old male and female red belt black tag patterns section, and also ranked number one in female open weight red belt black tag sparring. While competing, the England coaches where in attendance and Taylor was informed that she will be able to attend the next Team England selections in February 2018.
Ian Smith-Childs, headteacher, said:
We are very proud of all that Taylor has achieved. We have been following her progress and to see her ranked number one in England is an amazing achievement. It will be exciting to see how she gets on with England in February!”