Monday, October 13, 2008

She's 14, 130Kg....but a CHAMP

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Samantha-Jane Stacey, 14, has claimed a world championship silver medal - the first Australian to do so in almost three decades.

Samantha-Jane, who weighs in at 130kg, sprained her ankle so badly in the first match it took an entire roll of tape to bandage it before the remaining rounds.

Samantha-Jane Stacey / AFP

Her mother Sue hit back at critics of her daughter's weight saying she led an active life, playing netball as well as competitive sumo wrestling.

Ms Stacey said her daughter's weight was due to a medical condition rather than a junk food diet.

"The only takeaway food she eats is sushi - we're not takeaway people," Ms Stacey said.

"She probably eats less than my eldest daughter, who's a size 8.

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