Tavian Gaudiuso of Summerland

Karate athletes bring back medals

The Karate B.C. Open tournament was held at the Lakeside Hotel in Penticton on Nov. 1.

The Karate B.C. Open tournament was held at the Lakeside Hotel in Penticton on Nov. 1. It included competitors from throughout the province.

The Taneda Dojo had a total of 43 competitors from Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, West Kelowna and Kelowna. They  brought home a total of 65 out of 148 medals, finishing in first place in the medal standings.

Tavian Gaudiuso of Summerland won a bronze medal in kata and a bronze in kumite. Timur McNern from West Kelowna won a silver in kata and a silver in kumite and Spencer McRann won a bronze in kata and a gold in kumite.

Other students who train with the Taneda Dojo in Penticton and Summerland are: Katie Becker with two gold, Simonka Slizek with one gold and one silver, Declan Riddle with one gold and one bronze, Caitlyn Riddle with one gold and one bronze, Jacob Slizek with one gold, Aquiles Downer with one gold, Ben Say with two silver, Jessica Michaud with one silver and one bronze, Rosa Tynybayeva with two silver, Takeshi Smith with one silver and one bronze, Alex Wensley with one silver,  William Birowith one silver, Kurtis Marsden with one silver, Brett Michaud with two bronze, Owen McRann with two bronze, Paige Clifton with one bronze, Akira Mori with one bronze, Ho won Lee with one bronze, Jodi Bartier with one bronze, Marcus Bartier with one bronze and Micka Becker with one bronze.

 

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