Muir karateka to the podium at world champIONSHIPs

2017-08-17 06:05
;Ethan Rousseau and Lylle Scharnick. Photo:SUPPLIED

;Ethan Rousseau and Lylle Scharnick. Photo:SUPPLIED

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A group of 5 Muirites formed part of a team of 12 contestants who participated in the sixth WJKA International World Karate Championships held in Vlissengen, Netherlands.

The SA team did extremely well taking first place with 2 gold medals.

On a personal level Ethan Rousseau in Grade 9 at Muir won 2 gold medals for Individual Kata and Team Kumite, two bronze medals for Team Kumite and Team Kata and a silver medal for Individual Kumite.

Other Muirites who ranked include Lylle Scharnick, also in Grade 9, who won a gold medal for Team Kumite and a bronze medal for Kumite, Ebrahim Gopal in Grade 6, won a bronze medal for Team Kata, Lukhanyo Rasi in Grade 4, won a bronze medal for Team Kata and Isa Gopal in Grade 4, won a bronze medal for team Kata and silver for Team Kumite.

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