Amelia wins Muay Thai title belt

A North Shields girl has recently been successful at winning a major Muay Thai title belt.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 11 July, 2019, 12:26
Amelia Petrie.

Amelia Petrie, who is 15, travelled to Manchester where she won the ‘Magic of Thialand’ English title belt in Muay Thai.

She took the belt with a unanimous decision from the judges against her opponent, who she described as being ‘strong.’

Amelia lives in North Shields and is a pupil at the St Thomas More Academy.

She added: “I was thrilled to win the belt.

“I train Muay Thai at the Faktory with head coach Jim Burn and world champion Claire Clements.

“I currently work as a junior coach for the Faktory which is located in Whickham View.”​​​​​​​