COUPE DE KAYL, LUXEMBOURG 2019
Coupe de Kayl -Luxembourg
This competiton has always been a good one for the club and this year did not disappoint. The team was led by coaches Donna, Luan and Liam, which saw some great results.
Day 1 saw the under 14s show their tenacity and was a first international competition for some of Islington’s Tigers class.
Maggie Gentili Walsh started off the morning achievements with a well deserved Silver for Kata Under 9s category.
Scarlett Campbell added to that with a Silver of her own in the Under 8s Kata, in what was her first international competition.
Victoria Olivas Dates claimed a Bronze in what was also her first competition in Europe.
Vadim Druta won Gold in the Under 10s Kumite +35kgs
Jack Gentili Walsh won Gold in the Under 14s -40kgs, being the youngest and lightest boy in his category.
Gibson brothers Issac and Dylan both competed in the under 12s -35kgs and won Silver and Bronze respectively.
While their younger brother did not allow the fame to just them and claimed a Silver in under 8s kumite -25kgs.
Liam Veras claimed a Bronze in the Under 16s Kumite -52kgs.
Luan Veras ended the competition with a Gold in the under 16s -63kgs.
The Veras Academy finished 3rd place overall in the medal tables.
Sensei Raphael said “I am so happy and pleased with the performance of my club while I am away coaching in Hong Kong. I can be well assured my association is in safe hands.”