Fenland kickboxing champions crowned as BCKA finish second in Peterborough Series Open

15:20 06 November 2012

Karl Strange, in black, in action for the BCKA.

Karl Strange, in black, in action for the BCKA.

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CHAMPION Karl Strange launches a kick at his opponent as stars from the British and Chinese Kickboxing Association impress at the Peterborough Series Open.

The BCKA, who train in Wisbech, March, Chatteris and Whittlesey, finished second at the event - missing out on the schools title by just 10 points.

The club collected a host of silverware with 12 champions, 13 second places and three third places. Six of their stars were also crowned as grand series champions.

Coach Andy Whitwell said: “I’m very pleased with all of our fighters’ performances and the parents and supporters who attended the events.

“We were more than 100 points behind going into the last event and we did really well to push it to the last couple of fights, but it wasn’t to be.”

Whitwell said champions Harry Nunn and Harley Hilliam had put in particularly eye-catching performances.

The BCKA host their invitational competition at Sir Harry Smith Academy, in Whittlesey, on Saturday.

Full Peterborough Series Open Results:

Braydon Evans - Peewee 2nd (Grand Champion)

Braydon Evans - U25kg 2nd

Jazmyn Evans - U4’4” Beginner Champion (Grand Champion)

Edward Paddock - U4’8” Intermediate 3rd

Edward Paddock - U35kg Intermediate Champion

Harley Hilliam - U4’4” Beginner Champion

Harley Hilliam - U30kg Champion

Alisha Knox - 2nd

Lauren Dixon - U5’2” Beginner 2nd

Freya Molloy - U5’4” Intermediate 2nd

Jaden Harris - U5’2” Beginner Champion

Jaden Harris - U5’2” Intermediate 2nd

Jaden Harris - U50kg Intermediate 2nd

Charlotte Cameron - U5’2” Intermediate 3rd (Grand Champion)

Heather Rae - U5’4” Intermediate 2nd

Zac Culpin - O5’4” Advanced 2nd (Grand Champion)

Zac Culpin - Men Over 70kg Advanced 2nd

Grant Brown - Men U74kg Advanced Champion (Grand Champion)

Craig Whitehead - U84kg Intermediate 3rd

Craig Whitehead - U84kg Beginner Champion

Leoni Whitwell - Ladies Advanced 2nd

Leon Gold - U64kg Advanced 2nd

Chelsea Munday - U69kg Ladies 2nd

Harry Nunn - U5’4” Intermediate Champion (Grand Champion)

Harry Nunn - O70kg Intermediate Champion

Scott Wesley - Men U74kg Beginner Champion

Karl Strange - Men O84kg Advanced 3rd

Karl Strange - Men O95kg Advanced Champion

Tom Street - U64kg Advanced Champion

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