West Coast cleans up at South African Championships












The West Coast district which made up part of the Western Cape contingent at the recent Kyokushin Karate South African Championships took a grand total of 36 medals back home over the weekend.

Coached by Shihan Riaan Nel in Vredendal the group victories on the day included ten medals in the Kata division, fifteen in the Semi Contact division and eleven in the Full Contact division. This tally included eight gold medals.

Kata Division:

Gold: 2 (Janika Skinner, Marius Claassen),
Silver: 4 (Viaan Claassen, Cameron Cloete, Risa Roothman, Alexander Rooy),
Bronze: 4 (Zach Booysen, AJ Erasmus, Aiden v Biljon, Corne v Greunen),


Gold: 6 (Imke, Martin, Jhosua, Risa, Corne, Jessica).
Silver: 5 (Zach, Marchelino, Olof, Alexander, Zeke).
Bronze: 4 (Viaan, AJ, Sheraan, Thirston)

Full Contact:
Gold: 4 (Imke, Sheraan, Marchelino, Risa).
Silver: 5 (Martin, Cameron, Olof, Jhosua, Jason).
Bronze 2 (Alexander, Jessica)

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