It doesn’t seem that long since fighters from the BCKA returned triumphantly from the WKC World Championships in 2010 with 13 medals between them. Two World Champions (one a double World Champion), three silver medallists and 7 bronze medals in all… However time has moved on and this year’s World Championships are well upon us with less than 2 weeks until the team fly out.
This year the World Championships are to be held in Cadiz, Spain at the Valentin Sancti Petri resort. The BCKA yet again have a strong team going out comprising of the following fighters:-
- Alex Barrowman Jr – Corby
- Cat Harris – Rushden / Raunds
- Courtney Brown – Peterborough
- Grant Brown – Peterborough
- Jack Bristowe – Peterborough
- Jo Redman – Rushden
- Katie Grant – Rushden
- Kevin Williams – Corby
- Lee Murray – Corby
- Marco Broccoli – Peterborough
- Reece Dalton – Lincolnshire
- Richard Wooton – Corby
- Sophie Collinson – Lincolnshire
Also representing the BCKA for the first time in the Forms and Kata categories is Isabelle Leggett of Lincolnshire.
As many of you in class may be aware the team have been training and working incredibly hard over the last couple of months showing an inspirational amount of dedication and effort to their sport and each other. It is time now for all in the BCKA to get behind them and wish them all the best as they embark on their world title bids.
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