During the Kumite
events, Ella Forsyth, Rhydian Pullin and Finnian O'Donovan all fought brilliantly, earning a bronze and two silvers respectively.
Participants competed for sixteen awards which were split into two sections of training; Kumite
(sparring) and Kata (for m).
Lineham, a member of the Sokudo Karate North East Club, competed in the ippon kumite
He took the top prize in the Senior Men's Ippon Kumite
and silver in the Men's Senior Lightweights Sanbon Kumite
before adding another silver in the Men's Team Sanbon Kumite
alongside Northumbria Universities' Paul Lineham and Aaron Tarleton-Hodgson.
Fay Hanson and Jodie Booth won silver in the pairs Kata, while Chris Gillings took silver in the junior men's Kumite
Emily has a blood disorder characterized by a low platelet count and cannot compete in kumite
, or sparring, but she placed first in kata that day.
Dux contends that he trained Van Damme for ``Bloodsport,'' a video game-like film based on Dux's experience at the Kumite
(rhymes with ``Zuma Bay''), an underground fighting championship in the Bahamas.
Macaalay subdued Thailand's Tanapon Romruen, 4-1, in the -60 kg finals of the senior male individual kumite
while the 16-year-old Villegas topped the junior male individual kata at the expense of Thai Korachit Sukhanusart in front of a highly partisan crowd in Bangkok's Indoor Stadium Huamark.
In Penarth in May and again in Neath she won both ladies' Kata and Kumite
As part of the British Karate Organisation team, Caroline McGrath and Sokudo team-mates Polly Goodman and Amy Davis took silver medals in the female team sanbon kumite
(fighting), gold going to their adversaries Shikon karate from Essex.
Referee Ahmed al Zakwani received a Judge B classification in Kumite
, Sulaiman al Hinai and Hilal al Abdali got Judge B classifications in Kata while Yousuf al Siyabi got a Judge B classification in Kata and Kumite
Following the course, Zakwani received a judge B classification in kumite
, Hinai and Abdali earned a judge B classification in kata, and Siyabi achieved a judge B honour in kata and kumite