Double success for Potters Bar’s Connie Antoshko at the World Karate Championship

PUBLISHED: 07:00 28 June 2018

Potters Bar UKA's Connie Antoshko celebrates her WUKF World Karate Championship

Potters Bar UKA's Connie Antoshko celebrates her WUKF World Karate Championship

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Potters Bar UKA karate club was celebrating after one of their students enjoyed a double success at the WUKF World Karate Championship.

Potters Bar UKA's Connie Antoshko celebrates her WUKF World Karate ChampionshipPotters Bar UKA's Connie Antoshko celebrates her WUKF World Karate Championship

Connie Antoshko took the gold in her individual event, clinching the crown in a mere 15 seconds, before joining with the rest of the England squad to claim another victory in the team event.

Held in Dundee, this was the seventh running of the championship and attracted over 2,000 athletes from 41 countries.

Michael Cormack, teacher at the Potters Bar club said: “This was an incredible achievement at the young age of 12 to get a double gold and this is the third world championship Connie has won.

“I am extremely proud.”

Potters Bar UKA's Michael Cormack with Luca and Sofia Bounanno and Reyhan Bilaloglu who have been selected for England.Potters Bar UKA's Michael Cormack with Luca and Sofia Bounanno and Reyhan Bilaloglu who have been selected for England.

The club have gone from strength to strength this year with another three students, Luca and Sofia Bounanno and Reyhan Bilaloglu, also being picked by England.

The club run classes at the Furzefield Centre on Monday and Friday and Elm Court on Wednesday.

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