Monday, May 12, 2014

Kenora Martial Artists Perform Well at International Event

Local martial arts competitors are showing off their medals from the World Sikaran-Arnis tournament in Winnipeg.

8 competitors took part in the tournament that included teams from the US, New Zealand, Australia, and the Philippines.

Miguel De Costa and Jewel Henry both took a gold medals in the hands and weapons events.

Other first place finishes include Jaylen Green, Jay Green and Decara McDonald in sparring.

Local instructor Marianne King also won 2 gold medals at the event along with earning her 4th degree blackbelt.

The team returned home with 23 total medals.