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Triumph at the Irish Cup: Worcestershire Martial Arts Shines in Ireland

The weekend of November 4th and 5th, 2023, saw a remarkable display of talent and determination as athletes from Worcestershire Martial Arts descended upon Limerick, Ireland for the prestigious Irish Cup.

With an astonishing 1280 competitors, this year's event set a new record, raising the bar for excellence in ITF Taekwon-Do. The standard was exceptionally high, yet our athletes from WMA rose to the challenge, securing an impressive array of accolades.

Additionally, several of our competitors ranked very high in their respective categories, narrowly missing out on bronze medals.

Gold Medals:

Sally Gleaves - Pattern

Valentin Vizitiu - Pattern and Sparring

Aidan ÓhAodha - Pattern

Tom Meynell - Sparring

Silver Medals:

Adam Monks - Pattern

Tom Meynell - Pattern

Bronze Medals:

Macey-Jane Semini - Pattern

Hannah Newsome - Pattern

Rois Perkins - Sparring

The athletes from WMA have left an indelible mark on the Irish Cup 2023, demonstrating not only their exceptional skill but also their unwavering dedication to their craft.

With an unprecedented 1280 competitors, this year's competition was a true test of mettle. Each gold, silver, and bronze medallist showcased not only their technical prowess but also their unwavering spirit.

Their achievements stand as a testament to the talent and perseverance that thrives within the WMA community. We eagerly anticipate their future triumphs and look forward to witnessing their continued success on the global stage.


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