Big prize for John

A winning smile from John Gaskin.

A winning smile from John Gaskin. - Credit: Archant

Six-year-old John Gaskin from Attleborough won gold at the prestigious Lincolnshire 9th Regional Championships in Grantham.

John, pictured, who has been training for only a few months, won his medal for individual sparring. He was the youngest medal winner of the Anglia Academy of Tae Kwon Do, who were competing.

The tournament hosts a range of events including traditional and team patterns, sparring and team sparring, flying kicks and speed kicks and destruction. The Academy travelled with over 40 competitors from white to black belt and with the age range of six years to 61.

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