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Tenisha Thornton World Champion

Historic moment for Maltese sports as Tenishia Thornton crowned Youth World Champion at the 2022 IWF Youth World Championships in Mexico. The MWA’s only representative at this event, 16 year old Thornton finished in first place overall in the 55kg category. A total of 40 countries were participating in these championships. Thornton started off with

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Great Result From Tenishia Thornton in the JWC

The IWF Junior World Championships saw Malta’s leading youngster Tenishia Thornton win the 55kg B group and finish in 6th place overall in the snatch, 9th place overall in the clean and jerk and 8th place overall in the total. Her 5 successful attempts were all good enough to break her current 55kg senior national

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Thornton win the Best youth athlete of the year

Thornton won the Female Youth Athlete of the Year Award at the 62nd edition of the SPORTMALTA Awards Ghazliet Sportivi Nazzjonali.    This was the second consecutive year that this Award was won by Thornton in this category.