Naas students win 10 medals at Chungdokwan International Open Taekwondo Competition

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Naas students win 10 medals at Chungdokwan International Open Taekwondo Competition

Naas World Taekwondo Team with their medals

Naas World Taekwondo students are being heralded for their spectacular achievements at the 2018 Chungdokwan International Open Taekwondo Competition last weekend.

They won a total of 10 medals - one gold, four silver and five bronze.

"This was the club's first competition and all students performed brilliantly. Naas students over came strong competition from Irish and International competitors in Sparring and Poomse competitions. A special thank you to Nolan Transport who co-sponsored this weekend long event. If you are interested in joining us, classes are on every Monday night and are open to both children and adults," said the club. 

Ryan Brown won a bronze medal for individual poomse and bronze medal for team poomse with Zara Nolan. Zara won a silver medal for freestyle poomse and a bronze medal in team poomse with Ryan Brown.

Hayley Dockrell won a bronze medal for individual poomse, while Nicolas Murphy won a bronze medal for Sparring. Lucy Power won a gold medal for individual poomse and a silver medal for free style poomse. David Morrissey won a silver medal in the mens light weight sparring competition. Club Instructor Shane Smyth won silver medal in the men's heavy weight sparring competition. Ryan Morrissey and Devin Kenny were presented with an outstanding complication certificate in his sparring fight.