NEWPORT-based Gassor’s Tournament Team are celebrating after scooping 30 medals at the UK ITF Taekwon-Do National Championships in Hertfordshire.

The team of 32 students had another victorious competition and came away with a terrific 8 gold medals, 13 silver medals and 9 bronze medals.

The team, from the Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, Maindee, were led by their proud team coaches Leanne Gassor-Jones, Craig Radford, Owen Powell and Nathan Watts. The coaches were delighted with everyone's performances and their continuous progression.

Gassor’s full results were: Adam Reed - gold patterns and gold sparring, Akeel Miah - excellent performance, Alfie Amos-Smith - gold sparring, Caroline Doyle - silver sparring, Carys Blackmore - gold patterns and bronze sparring, Charlie Harvey - excellent performance, Chayton Worrell - silver sparring, Cody Butler - bronze patterns, Courtney Kyte - excellent performance, Ella O’Boyle - silver patterns and silver sparring, Ella Radford - bronze sparring, Ellie Boswell - silver sparring, Ethan Kyte - bronze destruction, Harvey Jones - gold sparring, Jacob Amos - bronze sparring, Jade Rendle - gold sparring and bronze patterns, Jasper Jones - silver sparring, Keeley Tobin - bronze sparring, Kian Luton - bronze patterns and bronze sparring, Lewys Burge - excellent performance, Liam Rossiter - excellent performance, Louie Weare - gold sparring, Megan Baynton - excellent performance, Myles Bassage-Morgan - silver sparring, Nia Fox-Pritchard - excellent performance, Noah Morgan - gold sparring, Oliver Webb - silver sparring, Poppy McCormick - silver long kick, Rufus McCormick - silver sparring, Seren Drohan - silver sparring, Thomas Pelosi - excellent performance and William Fox-Pritchard - silver patterns and silver sparring.

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