20 Medals at the British International Championships
JHKA and Frontier Karate Association have just returned from one of our most successful British Championships in the last 10 years!
On the week leading up to this event, we held a two day pre-training before the competition and all 14 athletes that attended the pre-training won a medal at the British, that is 100% success rate!
BKF British Karate Federation International Open Championships Medal Tally below:
5 GOLD MEDALS: 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇
Boys 12-13 Years Team Kumite (Johnson-Campbell, Ward, Morgan, Ochiabuto) – GOLD
Boys 10-11 Years Team Kumite (Ubor, Ross, Ward) – GOLD
Male Cadet and Junior Team Kata (Yogarajah, Burton, Yogarajah) – GOLD
Male Junior Pairs Kata (Yogarajah & Burton) – GOLD
Male 12-13 Years Pairs Kata (Ochiabuto, Morgan) – GOLD
5 SILVER MEDALS: 🥈🥈🥈🥈🥈
Girls 7-9 Years -25kg Individual Kumite (Reed-Long) – SILVER
Boys 10-11 Years +35kg Individual Kumite (Ross) – SILVER
Female Cadet -47kg Individual Kumite (Chapman) – SILVER
Boys 10-11 Years Team Kumite (Chapman, Emambacus, Wyatt, Roy) – SILVER
Female Cadet and Junior Team Kata (Wyatt, Charalambous, Chapman) – SILVER
10 BRONZE MEDALS: 🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉
Boys 10-11 Years +35kg Individual Kumite (Ubor) – BRONZE
Boys 12-13 Years -45kg Individual Kumite (Ward) – BRONZE
Boys 12-13 Years +45kg Individual Kumite (Johnson-Campbell) – BRONZE
Female Junior -48kg Kumite (Charalambous) – BRONZE
Female Cadet Team Kumite (Syrichas, Ubor, Chapman) – BRONZE
Female Cadet and Junior Team Kata (Syrichas, Charalambous, Ubor) – BRONZE
Female Junior Pairs Kata (Wyatt & Charalambous) – BRONZE
Boys 10-11 Years Pairs Kata (Wyatt & Roy) – BRONZE
Girls 7-9 Years Pairs Kata (Morgan & Thomas) – BRONZE
Girls 7-9 Years Team Kumite (Morgan, Thomas, Reed-Long) – BRONZE
A fantastic medal haul, a fantastic weekend and a fantastic experience.
Well done to our first timers that took part in their first BKF International competition, you were amazing!
JHKA and Frontier Karate Association have come a long way, there is so much further we can go. Whoever wants to join us on this amazing journey of success are very welcome, those that commit and push further can reach the top. I will see you at the next one 🙂
A special thanks to Sensei Anthoni that continues to dedicate his expertise and time to our club. Thank you to Sensei Hayley for your continued support and thank you to Senpai Silina for being the association chaperone.
Photo credit 📸: T. Campbell