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Champion effort by karate group

PUBLISHED: 10:01 12 March 2010 | UPDATED: 17:02 30 June 2010

The successful Chinto Karate Group.

The successful Chinto Karate Group.

East of England karate championships: Fifteen trophies and medals were brought home to Great Yarmouth by members of the Chinto Karate Group.

In the Kata section Louie Bateman took a third place, Jay Emms earned first place, Thomas Watson won second place and both Megan Bromley and Ali Watson won first-place trophies.

East of England karate championships: Fifteen trophies and medals were brought home to Great Yarmouth by members of the Chinto Karate Group.

In the Kata section Louie Bateman took a third place, Jay Emms earned first place, Thomas Watson won second place and both Megan Bromley and Ali Watson won first-place trophies.

In the Kumite (sparring) Dominika Szoma fought at her best earning herself a first place. Cassie Hill earned a respectable second place, Finn Bateman earned second place after mistakenly being placed in a higher-graded section.

Both Louie Bateman and Andy Norman won third place, Ayo Bile achieved second place and sister Tumi Mokabusan received a well-deserved first place.

Hayley Smith took part in the ladies' section and won herself a third-place medal. First time competitor Paul Day fought well, coming third , and Antonio Mangilli took first place.

Brogan Day gave a very brave performance in the boys U4ft 2in Kumite section and Scott Smith was unfortunate to get disqualified.

Anyone wishing to train at the Chinto Karate Group, Winners Fight Club or Winners Fitness Club can contact Tracy Pillar (4th Dan) on 07780 832484.

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