Double world karate silvers for local girls

Local Mizukara Karate students from Ards and Bangor have just returned from the IKU World Karate Championships with the biggest haul ever of World medals. The event took place in Kilkenny, Ireland and was attended by some 1300 athletes from 23 nations. The girl winners Local girl Rachael Fleming shone, both in her performances and with her three gleaming world medals. Rachael was silver medallist in the cadet girls individual kata (patterns), bronze in her individual kumite (sparring) and collected another bronze in the team kumite. Her teammate, Levi Kane also collected silver in her individual kata too, in the ladies kata. Both girls being beaten in their respective kata… Read More

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