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9 years-old Amira Tahri kickboxing champion for the third time

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Amira Tahri, 9 years-old, born and raised in Rotterdam from Moroccan descent, was crowned kickboxing champion for the third time in a row.

Amira Tahri who started kickboxing just two years ago won her fight against French champion Eline L’Herbier in the under 27 kilos category, a competition that lasted two rounds in which the young Moroccan won. She thus takes away the title, for the third time in a row, of world champion.

She already has three European titles to her credit. “As Amira gets older, she is gaining weight, so she can compete in other categories as well, but now we are focusing on school again,” her manager Vahid Abdi told RTL Nieuws.

The young champion says on her Instagram: “I am extremely proud to be able to say that I am world champion for the third time in a row”.

Amira was born and raised in Rotterdam, Crooswijk, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the Netherlands, according to the Office of Social and Cultural Planning. She lives there with her father, mother, and three sisters.