An SSKI squad headed by Sensei Adam, joined forces with SEKU to send a combined England team to the SKDUN World Championships in Lons Le Saunier, France. Sensei Teiki and Rachael from the London club were also competing. It was huge event with approximately 750 competitors from 36 countries. The standard was very high but Team England fought hard recieving several medals, with Dave Galloway’s victory in particular being an absolutely fantastic achievement!
Men’s Open-Weight Kumite – 1st Dave Galloway (World Champion)
Men’s –75k Kumite – 3rd Dave Galloway
Ladies –55k Kumite – 3rd Rachael Houlton
Girl’s Kumite – 3rd Brooke Walklin
Cadet Girl’s Team Kumite – 3rd Team England (Emily Nutbean, Rebecca Nutbean, Leah Groom)
Adult Mixed Team Kumite – 3rd Team England (Teiki Benveniste, Rachael Houlton, Lee Wilkinson, Rebecca Cox, Matt Smith)
For a more detailed report please refer to the main SSKI webpage (see links).
Well done to all who took part, bring on Germany 2011!