Lympstone martial art students land kata gold at South West Championships

PUBLISHED: 14:21 11 December 2017

exsp week 50 martial arts Ollie Roper with gold and bronze medals for kata and kumite

exsp week 50 martial arts Ollie Roper with gold and bronze medals for kata and kumite

A number of Lympstone karate students travelled up to the Clifton Hill Sports Centre in Exeter for the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) South West Shotokan Karate Championships.

Oliver Roper, Alexandra Dent, Katherine Dent, Colin Dent, Tom Salt and Joel Teague were part of the 179 students that took part in the event.

Youngster Oliver Roper was one of the 52 juniors involved and he did exceptionally well to secure the gold medal in the kata category and also a bronze in the kumite (fighting) category.

Lympstone Dojo trains on a Tuesday night from 6.30pm to 7.30pm and also on Saturday mornings(9.30am to 10:30am) at Lympstone Village Hall.

For more information on classes, visit www.lympstonekarate.com or contact chief instructor Marianne Fox on 07729 184676 or via email at marianne.fox@sky.com

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