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Posted 3rd June 2013
Konya - Athlete Success - Cheque Presentation
At the recent Junior European Karate Championships in Konya, Turkey, 7 kata and 2 kumite athletes medalled for England. This was unprecedented in English Karate with 3 individuals and 1 team making the finals plus 2 more individuals making bronze finals and medalling. It was the first time ANY country had gained medals in 6 kata categories ever setting a new record!
Photo above: National kata Coach Jon Mottram with Medal Winners
The medal winners were:
Female Kata Athletes
Emma Lucraft 18-21yrs European Champion
Aimee Sell 16-17yrs Silver European Medallist
Junior Female team kata consisting of Aimee Sell, Natalie Payne and Melissa Williamson Silver European Medallists.
Male Kata Athletes
Kieran Nunkoo 14-15yrs European Champion
Navin Patel 16-17yrs European Bronze Medallist
Alex Gardner 18-21yrs European Bronze Medallist.
Congratulations to the Kumite athletes.
Jamaal Otto 16-17yrs European Bronze Medallist +76kgs
Pippa Morris 18-21yrs European Bronze -60kgs.
All athletes were presented with cheques under the new Elite Athlete Reward Scheme at the English National Championships and at National Squad Training.
Photo above: Pippa Morris & Jamal Otto recieve their cheques.
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