By Euro Weekly News Media • 25 November 2013 • 15:10
LAWRENCE PHILLIPS and Taylor Brown last week became Spanish National Champions of Self Defence and Kata in a competition held at Javea Sports Centre.
Washinkai Karate won an incredible 18 medals and three further awards. Lawrence Phillips and Taylor Brown became Spanish champions by defending themselves against a series of attacks carried out with both bare hands and weapons while their instructor Geovanny Sanchez won the title of Spanish National Champion of Kata (forms)
The full results for Washinkai karate were:
Lawrence Phillips – Gold
Taylor Brown – Gold
Christian Pagliazzo – Silver
David Borras Ortega – Silver
Lucas Muniz – Bronze
Harry Gillies – Bronze
Charlie MacWhinnie – Bronze
Geovanny Sanchez – Gold
Lucas Muniz – Silver
Harry Gillies – Silver
Charlie MacWhinnie – Silver
Christian Pagliazzo – Bronze
Overall Best Performance in the Championships – Lucas Muniz
Overall Best Performance in Kata – Geovanny Sanchez
Overall Best Performance in Self-Defence – Taylor Brown
With only seven competitors Washinkai still managed to finish in overall 3rd place at the end of the championships. The competition was staged by the Spanish National Association of Self Defence in collaboration with Javea Sports Council.
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