Bumper turnout for taekwondo event at Richard Dunn Sports Centre

Bumper turnout for taekwondo event

Bumper turnout for taekwondo event

First published in Sport

Horizon Taekwondo Academy hosted the Yorkshire 1 on 1 Match Time Event at Richard Dunn Sports Centre in Bradford, with a total of 230 competitors from 28 clubs around the country taking part.

Around 600 spectators watched the action. Competing for Horizon were 20 competitors from beginner to black belt.

There were some outstanding performances, notably from Luke Cassere (7, Baildon) and Charlotte Banks (15, Silsden).

Also competing for Horizon Taekwondo Academy were Great Britain Cadet Development Team members Karl Harris (12, Cottingley), Jamie Simpson-Kidd (11, Silsden) and Ellie Bowden (13, Cullingworth).

Simpson-Kidd, who trailed 15-6 after the first round, went on to win 23-19.

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