KUGB Northern Regions - 2013

25 Oct 2013

On Saturday 26th October 2013 CitySpace, University of Sunderland hosted The 40th KUGB Northern Region Championships. The day started with eliminations in both Kata and Kumite. Over 25 clubs from as far as Liverpool and the Lake District travelled to what is always a fantastic championships. The standard of this event is extremely high with over 20 internationals amongst the 200 plus competitors that were hoping for glory on the day.

Sendai Kushiro performed fantastically in front of their home crowd winning a spectacular 10 out of the 25 events. Gold medals were won from children, adults and in both individual and team Kata and Kumite.


Sendai Kushiro Results


Children's Kata 3rd - 1st Kyu

1st Cenya Russell

2nd Bronya Burnikell


Children's Dan Grade Kata

1st Matthew Gibson


Boys Kumite 10-11 years

1st Joshua Young


Girls Kumite 10-11 years

1st Bronya Burnikell


Boys Kumite 10-15 years 5ft - 5ft 5"

3rd Jamie Allan


Girls Kumite 12-15 years under 5ft 3"

3rd Cenya Russell


Childrens Ippons Kumite

2nd Jonathan Cowgill

3rd Tendai Cleugh


Childrens Team Kata

1st Sendai Kushiro A

2nd Sendai Kushiro B

3rd Sendai Kushiro C


Adult Team Kata

1st Sendai Kushiro


Male Dan Grade Kata

2nd Sam Light

4th Ryan Spencer


Female Dan Grade Kata

2nd Beth Nicholson


Male Junior Kumite 18-20 years

1st Sam Light


Male Junior Kumite 16-17 years

1st Ryan Spencer - Sendai Kushiro


Female Junior Kumite 16 - 20 years

2nd Beth Nicholson


Male Kumite 6th - 1st Kyu

1st Solomon Egwu

2nd Gary Miller


Female Team Kumite

3rd Sendai Kushiro


Male Team Kumite

1st Sendai Kushiro Karate


Most Outstanding Competitor of the Day Sam Light - Sendai Kushiro was awarded The Randolph Williams Memorial Trophy.