Saintfield woman Leah McCourt wins Jui-Jitsu world bronze medal
Saintfield woman Leah McCourt has clinched a bronze medal at the Brazilian Jui-Jitsu World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
McCourt's latest medal added to her recent gold triumph at the recent European Championship.
The 22-year-old won her quarter-final bout against the Jordanian opponent before losing a referee's decision in the semi-final.
However, she regrouped to beat a Brazilian in the bronze medal contest.
McCourt becomes the first Irish competitor to win a medal at a Brazilian Jui-Jitsu World Championships.
The Northern Irishwoman was thrilled by her performance in the Emirates.
"Insane competition. Unbelievable experience," said the 22-year-old on Twitter.