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Junior Taekwon-Do Team finishes 3rd

New Zealand Junior Taekwon-Do Team finishes 3rd at the ITF World Championships!

New Zealand has won three gold, two silver and eight bronze medals at the 7th Junior World Taekwon-Do Championships in Riccione, Italy. This success places New Zealand third in the ITF World rankings. The World Championships ran from the 7th to the 10th of July.

The New Zealand Team has achieved the following successes:

Gold Medal Nick Eley – Power Test Female Team – Special Technique – Chanthie Thach, Alicia Yates, Elly Sekikawa, Nikki Galpin, Roseanne Te Hau, Lipi Shukla Female Team – Power Test – Chanthie Thach, Alicia Yates, Elly Sekikawa, Nikki Galpin, Roseanne Te Hau, Lipi Shukla Silver Medal Rebecca Walthall – Microweight Sparring Male Team – Sparring - Chris Broughton, Robert Buddle, Regan Diggelmann, Samuel Skinner, Nick Eley, Campbell Gold Bronze Medal Chanthie Thach - 1st Dan Patterns Lipi Shukla - 1st Dan Patterns -Lightweight Sparring Nikki Galpin – Special Technique Robbie Buddle – Power Test Male Team – Special Technique - Chris Broughton, Robert Buddle, Regan Diggelmann, Samuel Skinner, Nick Eley, Campbell Gold Male Team – Power Test - Chris Broughton, Robert Buddle, Regan Diggelmann, Samuel Skinner, Nick Eley, Campbell Gold Roseanna TeHau - Power Test

The Junior Team arrive in Auckland, New Zealand on Flight SQ281 at 7:40am on Thursday 15 July. Please refer to the following press release for more information.

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