The Oceania Championships were held from the 12th-14th of September.

Tsuneari Yahiro, Tui Nolan, Zac Protopapas, Foti Barounis, Leon Romary, Shannon Barton

Tsuneari Yahiro, Tui Nolan, Zac Protopapas, Foti Barounis, Leon Romary, Shannon Barton

There was a big contingent from Miyagi Kan as usual and we have some great results to report on!

Congratulations to all the Miyagi participants and also to the competitors who trained at our dojo in the lead up to the competition. Everyone fought their hearts out and you should be proud of all your effort.

Arika Kanazawa – GOLD, -53kg 16-7yrs Female Kumite

Tsuneari Yahiro – GOLD, -60kg Senior Male Kumite, GOLD Senior Men’s Team Kumite

Seria Yahiro – GOLD, -59kg 16-17yrs Female Kumite

Foti Barounis – GOLD, -75kg Senior Male Kumite, GOLD Senior Men’s Team Kumite

Tui Nolan – BRONZE, -75kg Senior Male Kumite

Aidan Carr (NZ) – GOLD, 18-21yrs Male Kata; GOLD, -75kg 18-21yrs Kumite; SILVER, Senior Men’s Team Kata; SILVER, Senior Men Team Kumite

Shane Tregidga (NZ) – GOLD, -61kg 16-17ys Male Kumite; GOLD 14-17yrs Male Team Kata; SILVER, Senior Men Team Kata

Thomas Mackie (NZ) – GOLD 14-17yrs Male Team Kata; BRONZE, -70kg 14-15yrs Male Kumite, RBONZE 14-15yrs Boys Team Kumite

Cody Rouse (NZ) – GOLD, 14-17yrs Male Team Kata; SILVER, Senior Men Team Kata, BRONZE -68kg 16-17yrs Male Kumite

Tommy Hallam – BRONZE, -75kg Senior Male Kumite

Waka Nolan – BRONZE, 16-17yrs Male Team Kumite

Michael Economou – GOLD, -68kg 16-17yrs Male Kumite, BRONZE, Cadet Male Team

Georgi Georgieff – BRONZE, 16-17yrs Male Kumite

Kristina Mah – SILVER, -60kg Senior Female Kumite; SILVER, Senior Female Open Kumite, GOLD, Senior Female Team Kumite

Ihaka Nolan -SILVER, 13yrs Boys Kumite

Shaneel Chand – BRONZE, -74kg 18-21yrs Male Kumite

ALSO!!

Let’s not forget our home grown Referees Con Papanikolau and Mohammed Rajab. Both Con and Mohamed upgraded to: Oceania Kumite Judge B. Peter Parasyn upgraded to National Kata Judge A at the Nationals earlier in August, in Perth. Great work!! We need as many of you (on the “other side” as we can get!)

Michelle Wilson, Tash Hardy, Kristina Mah

Michelle Wilson, Tash Hardy, Kristina Mah

Waka, Shaneel, Tsuneari, Ihaka

Waka, Shaneel, Tsuneari, Ihaka

Tui and Tommy

Tui and Tommy

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