Ki­wis sec­ond

Manawatu Standard - - Sport -

The New Zealand team was in sec­ond place over­all af­ter two days of the ITF taek­wondo world cham­pi­onships in Dublin yes­ter­day. The team won two gold medals, one sil­ver and three bronze in their lat­est ef­forts, with Welling­ton’s Wes­ley Fe­liki defending his world power break­ing ti­tle, while 17-year-old ju­nior Bianca Koper of Auck­land won gold in the ju­nior fe­male 65kg spar­ring. The sil­ver medal came from Christchurch’s He­len Ca­ley in the spe­cial tech­niques. Palmer­ston North’s Alex Petro­vich won his third bronze of the tour­na­ment, this time in the ju­nior male pat­tern sec­ond Dan. An­other bronze medal went to Auck­land ju­nior Ai­den Camp­bell in the spe­cial tech­niques and Tau­ranga’s Frances Lloyd pick­ing up her sec­ond bronze of tour­na­ment over­all with bronze in the same event where Koper won gold.

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