|Born||Molly Irene Samuel|
12 September 1961
Molly Irene Samuel-Leport MBE (born 12 September 1961, London, England) is a British karateka. She has a 6th Dan black belt in karate and is the winner of multiple European Karate Championships. Samuel-Leport received the 1989 Sunday Times International Sports Woman of the Year and 1987 Jamaican Jubilee Award for Excellence.
- 1986 European Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1986 World Karate Championships Kumite Silver Medal
- 1987 European Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1989 European Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1990 World Karate Championships Kumite Bronze Medal
- 1991 European Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1992 European Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1992 World Karate Championships Kumite Gold Medal
- 1993 World Games Gold Medal
Samuel-Leport was the Conservative PPC for Walthamstow in the 2015 general election. She polled 5,584 votes, which was 13.4% of the overall vote. This was the first time the Conservatives had finished in second place in the constituency since 2001.
At the 2017 general election, she was selected again to contest the seat where she finished in second again, increasing her vote share.
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