Trio win British titles as Fenland kickboxers qualify for World Championships in style

08:00 06 February 2013

From left, Grant Brown, Courtney Brown, Aaron Godden and Freya Molloy show off their silverware.

From left, Grant Brown, Courtney Brown, Aaron Godden and Freya Molloy show off their silverware.

Archant

THREE Fenland fighters qualified for the World Kickboxing Championships in style when they powered to British titles.

Courtney Brown, from Whittlesey, and Wisbech stars Freya Molloy and Aaron Godden struck gold at the British Championships in Manchester at the weekend.

The trio led the way for the British and Chinese Kickboxing Association (BCKA), who train in March, Wisbech, Chatteris and Whittlesey.

Wisbech’s Charlotte Cameron, who took silver, and Whittlesey duo Grant Brown and Harry Nunn, who picked up bronze medals, also booked their places for October’s World Championships in Italy.

Rising star Eddy Paddock was unlucky to miss out after falling to defeat against an eight-time world champion in the first round.

Coach Andy Whitwell said: “I am very proud of all seven fighters who gave 100 per cent effort in this event against some extremely tough opposition. They are a credit to the BCKA and a joy to coach.”

For more information on the BCKA visit www.bcka-peterborough.co.uk

0 comments

More news stories

13:00

The fire service has praised quick-thinking staff at a pub in March after they helped extinguish a blaze in its kitchen.

13:00

Pigeons Farm in Thorney is to close its doors for good.

10:10

Two heroic teenagers from March who ignored warnings to stay in shallow water during a seaside camp in order to save a 10-year-old boy from being swept out to sea are to receive national life-saving awards.

09:42

A man from March has described leaping out of a plane to raise money for charity as the “most amazing experience of his life.”

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up