Success of students taeks some beating; MARTIAL ARTS.
A GOLDEN day at the Puma International Open ended with six of the very best for students from Newcastle's Hwa-Rang Taekwondo School. Eight members took part in the event in Swindon - returning home with six golds, two silver and one bronze medal.
Tania Zientara struck gold in the patterns and power test and Aga Rzetelna gold in sparrings.
Grzegorz Undro was a golden boy in sparrings and Alexander Ying Bradwell triumphed in patterns and sparrings.
Stasiu Sylwester Zarzycki claimed a silver medal in sparrings and there was also a second-placed finish for club head coach Mariusz Biziewski.
Abigail Scott won bronze in sparrings.
Hwa Rang then performed even better medal-wise at the GMSMA Open Championship to finish fifth out of 25 schools.
Its 12 students amassed an impressive haul of 15 medals - seven gold, four silver and four bronze.
Bernadetta Kaminska celebrated gold in sparring and team patterns and silver in pattern.
Zientara claimed silver in sparrings and gold in team patterns and Alexander Bradwell Bronz gold in patterns.
Amie Beth Ferrley struck gold in sparring and team patterns, Grzegorz Bakowski gold in sparring.
Maciej Jankowski took gold in sparring and silver in patterns, Kasia Sorub gold in sparring.
Daniel Robinson was a golden boy in sparring and also secured silver in patterns and special technik. Mateusz Podalak took bronze in sparring, Bartek Podalak silver in sparring and Julia Brachman Bronza bronze in patterns.
Students from the Newcastle-based Hwa Rang Taekwondo Club who competed at the Puma International Open in Swindon