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Great results for Veras Karate Academy

10/12 2017

Veras Karate Team players were all over last weekend. Poland, France and England.
Head Coach Raphael Veras took a squad of 20 athletes to Poland to compete at the Cuprum Cup International.
The event was very well organised split in two days which made all run smoothly.

Overall Veras Academy superb result was 2nd on the medals table which placed the England 3rd Place below Poland and Kuwait National Team.

On Saturday 18th, Cadets, Juniors, Seniors & Veterans athletes done a great job.
Linas Staponas
-3rd Place Individual Kumite 45-49yrs old
Patience Kakitie
- Silver Senior Individual Kumite +68kg
Donna Blake
- Gold Medal Veterans Kata
- Bronze kumite -68kg
22 November 20:47

Sam Mrabet
-Bronze Senior Kumite -75kg
- Bronze Senior Open Kumite
Jaydon Sullivan
- Bronze Senior Kumite Open
Luciene Brown
- Gold 14-15yrs Girls Cadet Kumite -47kg

Luan Veras(13) as a preparation for next year cadets also competed in the 14-15yrs Boys Kumite -52kg and the results could not have been better! 4 fights in the category vs Poland, Kuwaite , Czech and Poland made him reach the top of the podium.

Team Female Kumite
-Bronze ( Donna & Patience)
Victor Stanev
- Bronze Kata Boys u8yrs
Frankie Kupce
- Silver Boys 8yrs Kata
Dylan Gibson
-Gold Boys Kumite u10 -30kg
- Bronze Boys 8yrs old Kata
Jack Gentili
- Bronze Boys Kumite U12 -34kg

23 November 00:15
Matas Staponas Gold and Bruno Rei Bronze
Matas Staponas in 12-13yrs -45kg
Matas Staponas in action in the 12-13yrs -45kg 1st Place
Bruno in action 3rd place Kumite 12-13yrs -45kg

Luan U14 +50kg Kumite Champion
Luca Veras 10-11 Kata bronze

Neveah Thomas silver kata and 3rd place 10-11 -34kg
Liam Veras Boys Kumite u14 -40kg
Luca Veras 10-11yrs -40kg
Veras Brothers U14 team kata Champions
U14 Team Kata boys in acrion
U12 Girls team kumite Champions (Jessica, Neveah & Alice
Team Kumite Girls U12
- Gold (Jessica Correia, Naveah Thomas & Alice Kupce)
- Gold (Luan, Liam, Matas, Bruno)
- Gold (Luan, Liam, Matas, Bruno)

2nd day medallists
Luan Veras competition top player 4 golds
14-15yrs -52kg Kumite Champion
U14 +50kg Kumite Champion
U14 Team Kumite Champion
U14 Team Kata Champion
Team Kumite Girls U12
- Gold (Jessica Correia, Naveah Thomas & Alice Kupce)

Poland Cuprum Cup international 2017.
Team Veras U12 Kumite champion (Luca Veras, Jack Walsh, Isaac Gibson and Robert Stanev)
Meanwhile in France at the French Cup, Alton Brown garanteed his place in the podium winning Bronze in the male -75kg Senior Category.

Text, photos: Raphael Veras - Coach Vears Karate Academy