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Acelya Toprak wins silver in women’s judo for England at the Commonwealth Games

Female judoka Acelya Toprak has won a silver medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The British Turkish Cypriot from Lewisham, South London, reached the final of the Women’s 57kg Judo on Monday, 1 August, where she was beaten by Canada’s Christa Deguchi. Toprak had defeated Scotland’s Malin Wilson and Christianne Legentil of Mauritius on […]

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Acelya Toprak becomes youngest winner at Judo European Open in Belgrade

A British teenager has won gold at Judo’s European Open in Belgrade at the weekend. At 19-years-old, Acelya Toprak was the competition’s youngest winner, beating her older and more experienced opponent, France’s Amelie Guihur, in the final of the U57kg category. Of Turkish Cypriot origin, Londoner Acelya Toprak is the reigning British U57kg champion – […]