Another English champion at Oldmixon & Uphill Karate

Oldmixon & Uphill Karate winners.

Oldmixon & Uphill Karate winners. - Credit: Archant

Oldmixon & Uphill Karate has produced another English champion.

GEMMA Cross, Nabeel Uddin and Chloe Carchrie of Oldmixon & Uphill Karate were selected to represent the Western Karate Union at the English Championships in Ponds Forge, Sheffield, producing some great results.

Second Dan Gemma won a well-deserved silver medal in the 16-17 years Kata, while first Dan Chloe produced some fine form in the 12-13 years Kumite, winning bronze.

First Dan Nabeel continued the success by winning a bronze medal in the 14-15 years Kumite. All this was followed up with Gemma winning the gold medal in the 16-17 years Kumite with a score of 8-0 in the final, making her an English champion.

The Western Karate Union also won the men’s team Kumite. The total medal haul was four gold, three silver and five bronze meals, making the weekend a success.


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The Western Karate Union is holding its spring open invitational event at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre on May 4. This is a prestigious event and is hailed as being one of the top competitions in the karate calendar, with athletes coming from all over the country to take part. Doors open at 9am.

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