Magnificent seven for Newport's Gassor's Tournament Team

TALENTED: Gassor's Tournament Team members who won medals at the London Open Taekwon-Do Championships

TALENTED: Gassor's Tournament Team members who won medals at the London Open Taekwon-Do Championships

First published in Sport

MEMBERS of Newport-based Gassor’s Tournament Team achieved a clean sweep at the London Open Taekwon-Do Championships in Guildford.

Seven members of the team, who are based at the Newport Martial Arts & Fitness Centre (MAFC) in Maindee, took part in the tournament and all seven came away with a medal.

The seven Gassor’s members came away with 5 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 2 bronze medals.

The club is very proud of all seven team members and the results were: Gold medallists: Arron Rose (Patterns), Georgia Southway (Sparring), Isobel Southway (Sparring), Jamie Yung (Sparring) and Matiss Jekalis (Sparring). Silver medallist: Gwyn Blackmore (Sparring). Bronze medallists: Robert Howell (Sparring and Patterns).

Gassor’s senior instructor and head coach Leanne Gassor-Jones, 4th Degree Black Belt, congratulated all seven team members on their great success at the tournament, and would like to thank all Gassor’s team members and supporters for their continuous support and hard work.

Anyone interested in sponsoring Gassor’s Tournament Team or would like more information about classes at the Martial Arts & Fitness Centre (MAFC), Maindee, Newport or its satellite clubs, please call 01633 222260 or view the MAFC website www.mafcmartialarts.com

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