A group of Elite karateka from the Ugu region recently participated in the Elite and Open Karate Championships held at Durban University of Technology.
This prestigious event attracts karateka from around the country to obtain points for their national rankings.
Tyler Hogan secured silver in the Elite 16/17 kata division and a bronze medal in the Open kumite division in his weight category.
Wian de Beer won a gold medal for Elite 10/11 kumite in his weight division, Chloe Ellis earned a bronze medal for Elite 10/11 kumite and the Unison team of Divan and Marcel du Toit and Marnu Koekemoer bagged bronze in the Elite Unison division as well as a bronze medal each in their respective Open kumite divisions.
“This group of Elite karateka are commended for their constant hard work and excellent performance,” said Ugu Karate chairman, Coenie Vrey.