Claiming silver medallists were Bernadetta Kaminska (patterns), Aga Rzetelna (individual sparring
), Oskar Zientara (individual sparring
, patterns), Karolina Swiadek (patterns, individual sparring
), Heather Downie (individual sparring
), Stanislaw Zarzycki (individual sparring
), Jonah Plathotthil (patterns), Natanael Biziewski (individual sparring
) and Krystian Oblag (individual sparring
11-year-old Malika Nafees put her strong kicks to good use, winning gold in the girls' yellow/green belt sparring
category, as well as a bronze medal in the patterns event.
Pacquiao (59-6-2) is preparing to defend his WBO World welterweight championship against the undefeated Horn (16-0-1) in Australia, and has so far breezed through his sparring
partners despite the sluggish beginnings.
Dayomey won the 10yrs blue-red junior points sparring
and continuous sparring
titles while Andrew was successful in the adult point sparring
and continuous sparring
Devin Doyle, of Lancaster, first place, girls 13-15 Intermediate Kata, second place, girls 13-15 Intermediate Sparring
, third place, 13-17 Under Black Belt Weapons Kata;
Scottish team representative Katie Elliott went one better in the Ladies Black Belt Lightweight Sparring
taking second as well as third in the Ladies Black Belt Team Sparring
Matthew Powell, aged seven, bronze in boys' under-25kgs Qingda sparring
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There were two categories wthin the competition - individual sparring
The youngest team member, fearless four-year-old James Connolly-Dixon who was competing for the first time, beat three experienced opponents to take the gold sparring
Red belts: Anton Lloyd-Jones, aged 11 of Penywaun, gold in Forms, gold in weapons, silver in sparring
and silver in breaking (four medals) Green belts: Kieron Dillon, aged 11 of Penywaun, gold in breaking, silver in sparring
All taking part in the sparring
and Patterns were Under 10 and there were winning performances from: Luke Hamilton (purple belt, sparring
) Ramandeep Mann (yellow belt, sparring
) and Cameron Sandhu (orange belt, sparring
Paul's proudest moment was watching his nine-year-old daughter Charlotte winning gold in the Qingda Sparring
in what was only her second competition and her first outside the club.
The school was represented by 19 students - 15 adults and four children - who took part in patterns, sparring
and special techniques.
The youngest team member, fearless James Connolly-Dixon, was competing for the first time and beat three more experienced opponents to take the gold medal in sparring