Two medals for Sports Scholar

Heriot-Watt Sports scholar Lisa Kearney won a gold medal at the African Judo Open Mauritius and a silver medal at the Oceania Masters Championship.

The international competitions took place in Mauritius on 9 November and Apia, Samoa on 14 November.

Lisa, a third year BSc combined studies applied psychology student, took both medals in the -52kg category

The success has helped in her preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  She said of her achievement: "It's a great preparation for the Commonwealth Games as I came up against four of my competitors who will be in Glasgow."