Double Gold at WTKO Irish Open

31 May 2016

Backwell Karate team at the WTKO Irish Open

Backwell Karate scooped two gold alongside a clutch of silver and bronze medals at the WTKO Irish Open in Dublin on Sunday.

Congratulations to our seven-strong squad that represented the club and came away with seven separate placings! A fantastic achievement.

Among the medals we picked up a Gold in the Senior Team Kata event and in the Male Veteran Kumite Dublin was treated to an all-Backwell final, won by Dan Salter, with Ian Connell picking up silver.

Here are the results from our club members:

GOLD in Senior Team Kata: Ashley Hall, Steven Connell, Tim Griffiths
GOLD in Veteran Kumite: Dan Salter
SILVER in Senior Team Kumite: Ashley Hall, Tim Griffiths, Ian Connell, Steven Connell
SILVER in Veteran Kumite: Ian Connell
SILVER in Male Kata: Steven Connell
SILVER in Female Kata: Annette Connell
BRONZE in Male Kumite: Tim Griffiths

Full squad: Annette Connell, Ian Connell, Steven Connell, Tim Griffiths, Ashley Hall, Kevin Mashford, Dan Salter.