South East & Peninsula
South East Sport News Grassroots sporting champs recognised at the Leader Sports Star awards night.
Young martial arts star Aaliyah Corles claimed the
Dandenong Leader Junior Sports Star of the Year Award
at last night’s event at Etihad Stadium.
The 12-year-old won two-gold medals at the Australian Wushu Championships in May and also represented Australia at the 2014 World Games in Antalya Turkey which confirmed
the sport was her calling.
“I have also competed nationally in gymnastics but I have made my decision and martial arts is the one for me,” Aaliyah said.