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August 2019
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Commonwealth Karate Championship

South Africa, Durban 2018

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First of all it is with great pleasure that I wish to announce and congratulate the following students from Fourways Martial Arts Academy, not only have some been selected for their official Protea colours but have represented South Africa at the 9th Commonwealth Karate Championship with style, having won 18 medals at the Commonwealth Champions. This was hosted in South Africa, Durban at the Olive Conference center on the 29th Nov to 2nd Dec 2018. There were 12 Countries with the standard being very high seeing South Africa coming first; India coming second; Botswana coming third; Namibia fourth.

The results are as follows:

 Congratulations!!!

  • Stef Biagioni :- Gold
  • *     Alessandro Biagioni:- Gold
  • *     Erin Ford:- Bronze
  • *     Taneka Visser:- Bronze
  • *     Thea Langenhorst:- Double Bronze
  • *     Nuru Minyuku-Gutto:- Bronze
  • *     Angela Tsita:- Bronze
  • *     Claudia Dobson:- Double Bronze
  • *     Reece Baynes:- Bronze
  • *     Justin Baynes:- Bronze & Gold
  • *     Danika Stevens:- Bronze & Silver
  • *     Aiden Zeeman:- Gold
  • *     Sven Langenhorst:-Gold
  • *     Malcolm Driessel:-Gold

NB. Again to put things into perspective the fact that one club, Fourways Martial Arts Academy took as many as 18 medals produced 6 Gold Medalist, 1 Silver and 11 Bronze in the Commonwealth Karate Championship and had 15  team members competing at the above event, is incredible and an outstanding achievement.

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I would like to thank everyone that supported the children over the week ends leading up to this event.

I would also like to thank each and every competitor for putting in time and all the hard work for this year, right from the beginning when they went for trials in March and continuing with the momentum.

Kind Regards

Sensei Stef Biagioni

Cell 083 384 3026

Tel 011 705 1080

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