Ormiston Rivers Academy Students excel at “The Dragon & Tiger International Karate World Championships”
On Saturday 5th October 2019, four Ormiston Rivers Academy students attended the annual “Dragon & Tiger International Karate World Championships” in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The students were Thomas Godfrey (Year 8), Ryeka Hayter (Year 8), Tori Brinkley (Year 10) and Billy Brinkley (Year 12), and they were part of a team representing the United Kingdom. The Championships were well attended, with fourteen nations represented.
Thomas, Ryeka, Tori and Billy achieved huge success in their individual age group categories, bringing home 6 Gold and 3 Silver medals between them.
Their individual successes were: Thomas - Gold in Japanese Hard Style Kata and Gold in Weapons Kata, Ryeka - Silver in Japanese Hard Style Kata and Silver in Kumite, Tori - Gold in Japanese Hard Style Kata and Silver in Kumite, and Billy - Gold in Japanese Hard Style Kata and Gold in Kumite.
Following their success, they travelled back to the United Kingdom late on Sunday night, and proudly presented their medals at school on Monday morning.
The Academy is immensely proud of all four students and their amazing achievement, and wish them continued success in their future pursuits.