Millstreet Taekwon Do harvest collection of medals from Neptune International tests
Published 13/12/2012 | 09:21
MILLSTREET Taekwon Do representatives ground out a series of impressive performances at the two day International Championships hosted Neptune Stadium in Cork City.
Competitors from Ireland, England, Netherlands,. Scotland and Wales attended in large numbers for the prestigious hosting with a very high standard of participation involved.
From the opening day, black belts competed in large numbers with Millstreet faring exceptionally well in both individual and team events.
Padraig Desmond, Rathmore won both gold in sparring and team sparring, Darragh Desmond adding silver in team sparring, bronze in sparring and bronze in patterns. Denis Ring from Ballydesmond collected silver in sparring, Jason Murphy, bronze in Sparring and Triona O'Sullivan of Boherbue winning gold at sparring and silver in team sparring.
On day two, a record number of competitors competed, Millstreet again figuring very promimently. Newmarket's Kayla Murphy showing versality on silver in team sparring, silver in sparring and bronze at patterns.
Katie Ring Ballydesmond won gold in sparring and bronze in Patterns. Sister Ellen collected gold in patterns and silver at sparring,
Elsewhere, Rathmore's Nikodem Swiczewski merited a bronze in sparring as did Fergal O'Connor in patterns with Darragh O'Brien and Joshua O'Sullivan from Ballydaly delighted with bronze in sparring,
The success rate continued for Ciara Brosnan and Tynan Kerins Gneeveguilla, Bronze in Sparring, Andrew O'Regan Millstreet won bronze in Sparring and bronze in Patterns, his sister Hannah adding gold in sparring and bronze in patterns and Cathal Leahy Lyre won bronze in patterns.
The Millstreet Club goes from strength to strength each year thanks to Master Don Dalton who can boast having participants in his club for over 10 years, due to his commitment to his club and students.