Medals for Southport rising stars March 14th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Bronze medal winner Grace Thompson Unite Martial Arts entered 13 competitors to the international championships in Crawley last weekend the biggest event on the Poomsae Calendar.. Across the weekend 18 countries in total took to the mats hopeful to secure a spot on the podium. With 78 British Taekwondo clubs, 277 Dan Grades, 244 Kup Grades and at almost a 50/50 male to female spilt, the competition showcased an exciting variety of quality Poomsae(patten). Just one of the beauties of Poomse is its accessibility to all ages, and the event was a real demonstration of that. The youngest player to compete was Leo Aayeman aged 5, the oldest was Master Graham Jones aged 75. We were very pleased with the confident performances from each and every member of the team who came home with an impressive six medals. Gold medal to Francesca pivaro , Silver medal to Ben Savage, Silver & Bronze Medal to Ruby Mac Kay Silver medal to Marnie Nolan, Bronze medal to Grace Thompson. A fantastic experience for all our students, they represented Unite with great pride. If you would like to start something different, perhaps get fit or become more confident in yourself, We start children from 3 years of age and run classes for every age and every level in Southport, Formby and Ormskirk. Call the office on 01704 500323 to book your 4 FREE classes? Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!