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ESKA European Championships 2017

25 Nov 2017

The KUGB’s England Squad achieved another tremendous success at this year’s ESKA European Championships in Porto, Portugal, taking a total of five Golds including the very prestigious Senior Male Team Kumite and Senior Female Team Kumite events' Sendai Kushiro members selected for the event were Ryan Spencer, Maya Burns, Jamie Allan and Matthew Gibson.

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The KUGB's England Cadet Male Kumite Team consisting of Jamie Allan, Callum Wilson, Matthew Gibson and Jade Stapleton-Smith beat the vociferously supported home team of Portugal in a thrilling final to win the title.

In the Junior Men's Team Kumite, Ethan Armstrong, Ryan Spencer, Aidan McLean and Bradley Williams battled their way to the final to meet a very strong Russian Team to take Silver in an exciting contest.

In the Junior Male Team Kata event, KUGB England’s Abdul Saif, Ilyas Hamid and Matthew Gibson performed very well throughout the day to take Bronze with a fine performance of Goju Shiho Sho.

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