Ade­goke storms to rare golden sprint dou­ble

Hawke's Bay Today - - Sport -

fight­ing in­clud­ing punches, kicks, el­bows and knees. He won by unan­i­mous de­ci­sion af­ter his op­po­nent re­ceived a count in just the sec­ond round.

The teenager trains six days a week, for up to two hours, with coach An­drew Ban­ham, of the Jack­als Gym in Onekawa. He has been study­ing the Thai­land martial art for eight years now.

McA­dam rep­re­sented New Zealand ear­lier this year in Bangkok, Thai­land. He had re­turned with two gold medals and a sil­ver from the In­ter­na­tional & Thai Martial Arts Games Fes­ti­val.

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Josh Ade­goke (left) moved up a grade to join the se­nior “Twitches” of Toby Archer, Ben Al­lan and Wes­ley Ak­eripa in the 4x100m re­lay.

HGHS first XV cel­e­brate a semi­fi­nal exit at the Youth­town Con­dor Na­tional Sec­ondary Schools’ Sevens.

The Leans of Max Taylor (left), Reid Livin­ston and Oliver Mar­shall had a sil­ver lin­ing in the se­nior boys’ race.

Ryan Jones

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