Parksville’s Cascadia Martial Arts aggressive group returned house with shining medals aspherical their necks from the Canadian Taekwondo Championships in Toronto.

Junior wrestleer Oliver Anderson took the silver medal Inside the 55-59 kilogram weight class Inside the current males’s junior rivals. He had A great lead As a lot As a Outcome of the final when he first beat Ethan Rafique of Dragon Taekwondo Academy from Ontario 2-0 to advance to the semifinal. He confronted Sidharth Vasdev of Woo Kim Langley Taekwondo and prevailed with a 2-0 choice. In The final, Anderson fought properly however narrowly misplaced 2-1 to Jordan Boodoo of Son’s Taekwondo Academy from Ontario.

In the Cadet division, Matteo Bennett accomplished first Inside The sunshine heavyweight class to earn him a spot Inside the Canadian cadet group Which will compete On the Pan Am Cadet Championships in Costa Rica in June

Oscar Brown competed Inside the junior 73-78 kg division took on Balvir Dhillor of Son’s Taekwondo. He misplaced 2-o To Wind up with a bronze medal. Danielle Easthom additionally collected a bronze after dropping to Tehya Scott of Niagara Taekwondo.

Sydney Easthom additionally took house a bronze medal Inside The feminine junior 55-59 kg division after dropping to eventual champion Gabrielle Beaulieu of Membership Taekwondo Lac Beauport in An in depth wrestle. Based mostly on coach Dustin Payment, Easthom took The primary spherical however dropped the second spherical. In the tie-breaker golden spherical, each have been equally match and it Led to a 3-3 tie. But Beaulieu was awarded the win by superiority As a Outcome of of a spin kick.

Study Extra: Parksville taekwondo club members to compete at Canadian championships

Sydney additionally competed Inside the senior division for The primary time, dropping Inside The primary spherical to Hanna bel Bariciak of Phoenix Taekwondo Academy.

In the meantime, Cascadia Martial Arts will primarytain the 2022 Island Open Taekwondo Championships on Might 14 after two years of not With The power to stage the event As a Outcome of of COVID-19.

The club house owners are joyful to see this tournamalest return. It is going To function two events, Poomsae (preventing patterns) and sparring. Organizers Anticipate rivals from the Island As properly as to from the Decrease Mainland. They’re limiting the Quantity of individuals To solely 75 athletes.

The rivals May even be a fundraiser for Cascadia Martial Arts with all proceeds to go in the direction of buying for An electrical-scoring gear for its aggressive group and Vancouver Island athletes.

Registration is now open with the deadline set for Might 9. These Considering about competing can register at

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