K.9 Fight Team and Team Noguiera, both based at Legends Fitness Academy, won a total of 11 Gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze medals at the WKA/WKU British Open Championships in Birmingham last weekend, attended by over 600 competitors and 100 clubs.
Gold Medallists in the K.1 Rules categories were;
Danny Mitchell (K.9) in the -70k Adult category, Mitchell having to win a tough Semi Final against a Doncaster lad and an even tougher final against a London fighter on a split decision.
Carlos Carvalho (K.9) in the -60k Adult category, Carvalho had a huge battle in the Semi’s and then beat the favourite from Wutan Gym in Corby in an exciting final.
Ernestas Andrijauskas (16) Team Noguiera won the cadets -62k category with a great display. Remy Sayer (13) K.9 was in great form winning the -32k junior boy’s title against a quality ‘Crewe’ fighter.
Tia Sayer (14) K.9, won the -50k Junior girls Gold medal with a good performance K.9’s Keira Sayer (7) received the -25k kids secton on a bye as her opponent pulled out. Gold Medals in the full contact categories were won by Remy Sayer (13) (K.9) in the Junior boys -32k category, winning two great fights and Hadley Neller (9) (K.9) won his first championship winning the junior boys -27k category, Joining brother Ashton as a schoolboy champion. Imogen Casey (K.9) received the -42k Junior Girls Gold on a bye when her finals opponent weighed in too heavy.
Gold Medals in the Light Continuous Categories went to Imogen Casey -45k Cadet Girls category, winning two excellent fights. K.9’sDublyn Doole in the -40k cadet girls category, Doole also had 2 excellent fights.
Silver medals went to K.9’s Tia Sayer (Full Contact), Ashton Neller (Full Contact), Chiara Spink (Light Contact), Nicky McHugh (Full Contact), and Noguiera’s Modestas Andeijauskas (K.1) All putting in excellent performances. Noguieras Adam Harvey got a credible Bronze in the K.1.
Travelling coaches Dave Munro, Carlos, John Hutchins and Ben Mitchell were hugely proud of their 14 fighters and voted Remy Sayer (13) Legend’s Fighter of the day for his double title win.