Karate athletes win at final tournament

Nanaimo Shima Karate students performed well at the Island Friendship Championships in Comox earlier this month.

Shima athletes karate chopped the competition, but it was all in good fun.

Nanaimo Shima Karate students performed well at the Island Friendship Championships in Comox June 9. It was the last tournament of the season.

Results include:

Seven-and-under white/yellow belt – Jade Fearn, first, sparring, second, forms.

Eight-nine-year-old white/yellow – Caelin Haapala-Wilson, third, sparring; Aurora Surry, third, forms.

Eight-nine-year-old orange/green – Coen Francis, second, sparring; Joshua Darmadi, third, sparring; Tristan Dougan, third, forms.

10-11-year-old orange/green – Hannah Darmadi, first, forms, first, sparring; Corin Cooper, first, sparring, second, forms; Amelia Cooper, second, sparring, third, forms; Levi Thomas, first, forms, second, sparring; Joshua Colonna, second, sparring; Samantha Wolff, third, sparring; Christina Craig, third, sparring; Branden Aitken, third, sparring.

10-11-year-old blue/black – Levi Thomas, third, sparring; Joshua Colonna, second, forms.

12-and-under – Hannah Darmadi, first, weapons, first, team forms; Corin Cooper, third, weapons, first, team forms; Amelia Cooper, first, team forms; Samantha Wolff, second, weapons, third, team forms; Christina Craig, third, team forms; Liam Surry, third, team forms.

12-13-year-old orange/green – James Winter, first, forms, first, sparring; Skyla Schidlowsky, first, forms; Edward Graham, second, sparring, third, forms.

13-and-over – Jacob Kitchen, third, weapons.

14-15-year-old white/yellow – Matthew Landry, first, forms.

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