Victory for GB’s Junior Squad
GB’s Junior Squad have picked up three silver medals at the ETU Junior European Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus.
The first medal was won by Aaliyah Powell (Quest Taekwondo) and was quickly followed by GB teammate, Sharissa Gannaway (BTS) on day two of the tournament in the -44kg and -68kg weight divisions.
The promising fighters fought off some tough competitors from Croatia, Russia and Azerbaijan before reaching their respective Final fights.
It was a close call for Powell who lost to a Russian opponent on golden point whilst Gannaway came second to France 14-20.
The success continued on day three, as heavyweight male, Adrianne Wagstaffe (Nottingham Taekwondo) won the team its third and final medal in the +78kg category.
Similarly, the Polish Open bronze medallist put in some good performances against Germany, Turkey and Russia before facing another Turkish competitor, who he lost out to 5-8 in his last match of the day.