High School kids in the medals

kids from the High School of Glasgow Junior School won gold and silver medals at Taekwondo championship. Emily Gill, Zander Buxton, Gabriel Ommer, Emma Dry and Jai Shergill'Photo by Emma Mitchell'6/12/13

kids from the High School of Glasgow Junior School won gold and silver medals at Taekwondo championship. Emily Gill, Zander Buxton, Gabriel Ommer, Emma Dry and Jai Shergill'Photo by Emma Mitchell'6/12/13

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Taekwondo youngsters from the High School of Glasgow Junior School in Bearsden won a clutch of gold, silver and bronze medals after competing at the Scottish International Championships recently.

Medal winners, most of whom are aged seven, include:female individual poomsae (patterns) - under 9’s- Emma Dry, gold; male individual poomsae- under 9`s -Zander Buxton, gold; male individual poomsae – under 9`s -Jai Shergill bronze.

And in the pairs: under 13’s - Emma Dry/ Jai Shergill won gold and Emily Gill/Zander Buxton got silver.

Gabriel Ommer, 10, entered and won the male individual poomsae at Under 13`s Black Belt level.

A total of 34 countries competed at the event including England, Ireland, Iceland and the Isle of Man.

Sam Ommer instructor and parent, said: “This is a fantastic result considering the club has only been going for a year and a half. It is a privilege to teach such dedicated hard working children. To achieve such great success given their age and length of training, is all to their credit. I am very proud of all of them.”