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Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do at the World Championships
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 Stoke Gifford TKD is pleased to announce Mr Billy Smith as our new World Silver Medallist!

After three hard fights against Canada, Russia & England, Billy found himself in his first World final against another Russian!The Russian played a very cagey tactical game & after the 2 x 2 minute rounds it was a long weight for the Jury president to give the result which could have gone either way.The umpire then stood & gave the win to the Russian. Although disappointed with the loss Billy & Miss Burridge were ecstatic with his achievement, another individual International medal to add to his Gold & Silver achieved in last years European Championships.

Billy also played an instrumental part in the Junior boys team Patterns & Sparring where he achieved two Bronze medals.

Miss Burridge travelled out as head of the UK delegation & a coach for England . She also competed inthe 5th Degree individual patterns. The category which is typically small as there are not many adult(-35 years) female 5th Degrees was a straight final between Miss Burridge & an Argentinean. As the designated pattern was pulled out (which could be any of the 23 patterns she knows) she didnt feel confident, this showed as she made a mistake towards the end on the pattern & missed out as many as 10 moves. Angry with herself she gave her second choice pattern (which has 72 moves) her all.Unfortunately even with a strong 2nd pattern the mistakes made in the first were too great & the win was given to the Argentinean. Miss Burridge was disappointed with her performance, but really pleased to be back competing at an international competition & immensely proud of dedicated student Billys achievement.

Family & Stoke Gifford students Sarah, Chloe & Ben Baker-Attwood took a break from their Canadian holiday to participate in the World Festival that had been organised to run along side the World championships aimed at competitors that were not eligible grade & age wise for the World Championships. The family were very successful & bringing back a hoard of bling.

 Sarah Baker-AttwoodGold Patterns, Silver Sparring, Bronze Power

Chloe Baker-AttwoodBronze Patterns, Bronze Power

Ben Baker-AttwoodSilver Patterns, Bronze Sparring, Bronze Power

 Congratulations guys!

 A massive thanks goes to all of the UK ITF supporters especially Alison May, John & Claire Smith from Stoke Gifford TKD.

 Miss Burridge, Billy & the rest of the club will now look forward to the UK ITF British Championships which will be hosting not only UK competitors but also students from, Ireland, Holland, Spain, Italy & Hong Kong!    

Written by: Stoke Gifford TKD - 27th August 2012

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