Sophie Baldauf – successful World Champion from Wangen/Allgäu
In mid-October, the karate world championship in the World Kickboxing and Karate Union (WKU) took place in Bregenz. A small but strong girl from Wangen qualified for the participation. Up to this point she was two-time German vice champion in her weight-class “25 kg”. With a hand-written application portfolio, she applicated for a sponsoring contract. Sophie did not want to be the second winner for ever anymore. Equipped with a lot of self-confidence and will to win this flyweight was actually able to win the title “World Champion” at the Bregenz World Cup. Sophie is 10 years old and attends the fifth class in secondary school. Since the age of 4, she does karate and holds the brown belt currently. She is a very good student and likes to play the piano.