Tyrone triumphs at Essex Open Karate Championships

Olympic Karate coach Tyrone Jeffers excels alongside three club-mates

Olympic Karate coach Tyrone Jeffers was among the winners at the Essex Open Karate Championships.

Jeffers, a black belt fifth dan, was crowned champion in the veteran’s class and won third place trophies in the men’s under-75kg category and the kata display.

He said: “My team have worked hard in the build up to this. I said we would bring the trophies back home to Hackney and we did.”

Also triumphing for the Queensbridge Sports Centre-based club was Tyrell Weekes Harper in the four feet 10 inches to 5ft 3in grade novice to yellow belt class.

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Brown belt Kai Fenton was second in the 5ft 10in and over – grade fifth kyu and above competition.

And purple belt Shade Fenty Bamiduro was champion in the girls fighting 5ft 3in and over grade fifth kyu and above.

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