MARTIAL ARTS: Medals galore at national championships for Tang Soo Do talents

Huntingdon & St Ives Tang Soo Do members are, back row, left to right, Betony Bennett, Tracey Digby,

Huntingdon & St Ives Tang Soo Do members are, back row, left to right, Betony Bennett, Tracey Digby, Katie Alexander, Bill Halliday, Taylor Hennah, Shazan Amin, Callum Carr, Master Dawn Khan, Riley Tauber, Master Mujahid Khan, Jack James, Master Robertson, David Marsh, Regis Godard, Peter Dudgeon, Lindsey Dudgeon, Gill Innes, front row, Zoe Halliday, Joshua Arnold, Martha Bennett, Rosie Alexander, Remi Borowska, Jakob Dudgeon and Alex Gerard. - Credit: Archant

Local martial arts aces tasted success at the World Tang Soo Do Association National Championships recently.

Members of Huntingdon and St Ives clubs collected a stack of medals at the big event in Coventry.

Taylor Hennah and Betony Bennett completed golden doubles in the hyungs and sparring categories, while Riley Tauber took gold in weapons and sparring. Rosie Alexander also picked up a top spot in hyungs.

There were silver medal doubles for Shazan Amin (weapons and hyungs) and Regis Goddard (hyungs and sparring) while three other club memebers also earned two medals.

Katie Alexander took second in hyungs and third in sparring, David Marsh bagged second in hyungs and third in sparring, and Alex Gerard was third in hyungs and sparring.

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Martha Bennett (second in sparring), Callum Carr (third in sparring), Peter Dudgeon (third in weapons), Lindsey Dudgeon (third in hyungs), Remi Borowska (third in hyungs) and Jakob Dudgeon (third in weapons) were other medal-winners.

Lindsey Dudgeon’s bronze was a first accolade for the recent formed Huntingdon ladies club, which runs sessions on a Tuesday night in the town.

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Further information on the local clubs is available from Master Mujahid Khan on 07973 636740.

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