Ashington karate kids in form at Youth National Championships

ASHINGTON Karate Club claimed two golds and two silver medals in the KUGB Youth National Championships at Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield.

Ashington Karate Club's Chesterfield medal winners (left to right): Dan Smart, Sarah Clow, Dan Lumb, Kyle Duddridge, Alex Ralph, Dylan Gibson and (front) Niamh Duddridge
Ashington Karate Club's Chesterfield medal winners (left to right): Dan Smart, Sarah Clow, Dan Lumb, Kyle Duddridge, Alex Ralph, Dylan Gibson and (front) Niamh Duddridge

ASHINGTON Karate Club claimed two golds and two silver medals in the KUGB Youth National Championships at Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield.

Niamh Duddrige was first in the girls’ under-16 brown belt kata, while Ashington’s A team of Dan Smart, Dan Lumb and Sarah Clow triumphed in the childrens’ team kata.

Silvers went to Clow in the girls’ under-16 black belt kata and Smart in the boys’ under-16 black belt kata.

The club’s Saturday morning class, formerly at Ashington Leisure Centre, has returned to its old base at Ashington YMCA September with training sessions from 10.00-11.30.

The Thursday night club is switching from Linton Village Hall back to Ashington YMCA from tomorrow.

 

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