Trophy haul for fighters

THESE martial artists from Huntingdonshire brought back a sack load of trophies from a championship meeting earlier this month. More than 250 competitors from across Britain met for the event, which was open to both junior and adult Tang Soo Do practition

THESE martial artists from Huntingdonshire brought back a sack load of trophies from a championship meeting earlier this month.

More than 250 competitors from across Britain met for the event, which was open to both junior and adult Tang Soo Do practitioners.

Several of the Hunts contingent were competing for the first time, including white belt Awais Ali, who placed first in forms.

Six-year-old Chloe Cundick, an orange belt, claimed a second place in form and Connor Burrows placed first in forms and second in fighting.


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Sian Unwin and Maxine Camero, also first-time competitors, placed third in fighting and third in forms in the green belt junior female categories.

Matt Thorneycraft claimed two third places in the junior boys group.

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Adult green belts include Charlie McIver, who placed first in forms and fighting, while Nicholas Payne was first in fighting.

Also in the photo are Zhane Lister, who came second in weapons and Grafham representatives Martin Doughty, Clint Morgan and Roy Harold.

Safiya Khan gained two firsts and a third in the junior black belt girls, while Katie Stead placed second in forms.

In the adult black belt categories, Catherine Carter from Grafham got second in weapons and fighting, along with first in forms. Frances Stead, from Huntingdon, placed second in weapons.

The Huntingdon ladies team placed overall third in the team event.

INFORMATION: Huntingdon Tang Soo Do club trains at Huntingdon Leisure centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9pm, contact Master Khan on 01480 451621.

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