students win medals at Tae Kwon-Do world championships
students from Burnham-On-Sea's TAGB Tae Kwon-Do Club had a brilliant
weekend when they competed in the TKDI World Championships at
the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
competitors from over 20 countries travelled to what's billed
as the largest Tae Kwon-Do tournament in the world.
included teams from Argentina, Australia, Canada, South Africa,
USA and St Martins.
Isabelle Froggatt won bronze in the girls heavy weight sparring,
while Matthew Palfrey won bronze in the mens middle weight sparring.
instructor Jane Lambert, who has competed for many year at an
international level, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am so incredibly
proud of how all our students prepared and performed for such
a major competition."
have training solidly for 6 weeks in the run up to the Worlds
and developed a strong sense of camaraderie."
was amazing to see them encouraging and supporting each other.
They all fought with great composure and sportsmanship, I couldnt
have asked for more."
are held at King Alfred School in Highbridge on Tuesday and Thursday
evenings when men, women and children of all abilities are welcome.