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Martial arts: London TSD members in the medals for GB at World Championships

PUBLISHED: 17:00 23 July 2018

London TSD members celebrate their success for GB at the World Championships in the USA

London TSD members celebrate their success for GB at the World Championships in the USA

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London Tang Soo Do members were among the medal winners for Great Britain at the World Championships in the United States.

A party of 15 students, from Canning Town TSD, East London TSD and Leyton TSD, travelled to Greensborough Colliseum in North Carolina, where over 1700 competitors fromm 41 countries took part in the bi-annual event.

And GB won a staggering 96 medals, with 18 gold, nine silver and two bronze coming courtesy of the London fighters.

Two locals also claimed Grand Champion cups, as Katherine Bernarte and Jeffrey Opoku won three golds each in hyungs, weapons and sparring.

Master Rommel Bernarte said: “All of our students worked extremely hard for this competition. My other London instructor, Mohammed Islam, helped me in the preparation of our students.

“Over the past six months our London squad had specially designed training sessions for this tournament and they have been rewarded for their hard work. I am very proud of them all.”

For more information contact Rommel Bernarte on 07768 384725 or email master.rbernarte@gbtsda.com.

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