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Going For Gold

Going For Gold

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Going For Gold
Winners: Taigen, Danni and Lauren
Congratulations to SJR student Taigen Swinburn and her team mates from The Musuko Karate Academy on their fantastic results from the British International Championships in Motherwell, Scotland.
Taigen and her team mates Danni Willimas and Lauren Welsh took Gold in the Cadet & Junior Team Kata along with Bronze in the International Team Kata.
Taigen (a former Bedford High School pupil) has been dedicated in the art of karate for 10 years and is a 2nd dan black belt!  Away from sport she is currently studying A levels in Psychology, Sociology and Media Studies with the intention of pursuing a career in Psychotherapy.

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