Washinkai Karate students strike Gold

 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


Lawrence Phillips – Gold

Taylor Brown – Gold

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.

For more information please contact Sarah Lakin on 679055990



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