In past week, Markham Taekwondo Academy (MTA) sent 13 athletes to 2015 Canadian National Taekwondo Championship in Montreal. Our Athletes brought home 6 Gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze medals in this game.
Podium points earned here guaranteed a spot for Kevin Cheng, Edmund Lui, Justin Yau, Joshua Kwan, and Jethro Wong to represent Canada at Pan Am Poomsae Championship to be held in Mexico, Aguascalientes. It’s a golden day for MTA’s Team, consider the Team was formed with first timers, youngest one aged at 7 only.
Below are individual results from 2015 National Game:
Day 1: Kevin Cheng (2 Gold – U30 Recognized Poomsae & O17 Freestyle Individual), Hansen Lau (1 Bronze- U30 Recognized Poomsae), Jessica Lam (1 bronze- U50 Recognized Poomsae), Michael Lam (5th – U50 Recognized Poomsae)
Day 3: Michelle Lam (1 Bronze- Cadet Recognized Poomsae Individual), Mellisa Lam & Joshua Kwan ( Bronze- Cadet Mixed Pair Recognized Poomsae), Jethro Wong, Justin Yau, Joshua Kwan (Gold – Cadet Male Team Recognized Poomsae), Edmund Lui (Gold – U17 FreeStyle Individual), Michelle Lee (1 Bronze – U17 FreeStyle Individual)
Day 4: Natalie To (2 Silver – U9 Sparring and Poomsae)