Summerland karate athletes earn medals at provincials

Members of the Taneda Karate Dojo competed at the B.C. Provincial tournament on May 28 and 29 in Richmond.

Members of the Taneda Karate Dojo competed at the B.C. Provincial tournament on May 28 and 29 in Richmond.

Rita Becker, is a green belt with a black stripe, is competing in the women’s masters division. She won bronze in Kata and bronze in Kumite in her division.

Micka Becker, also a green belt with a black stripe, is competing in the ages 14-15 division. She won bronze in Kata and bronze in Kumite in her division.

Takeshi Smith, a blue belt, competed in the boys ages 15-16 division. He won silver in Kumite.

Kevin Taylor, an orange belt and is competing in the adult division. He won gold in Kata and silver in Kumite.

Caitlyn Riddle, a green belt with a black stripe, will be competing in elite division to become a part of team B.C. at age 12.

Alex Wensley, a  yellow belt, competed in the ages 15-16 division. He finished with gold in Kumite and bronze in Kata.

Jacob Slizek, a blue belt, competed in the 14-16 elite division. He won bronze in both Kata and Kumite.

Simonka Slizek, a brown belt, competed in the 16-17 elite division. She won silver in Kata and bronze in Kumite.

Tavian Gauduso, a green belt with a black stripe, competed in the ages 10-11 division.