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Intervarsities Tralee 2015

Posted by Tae Kwon Do on Thu, 26-02-2015

Saturday 21st saw NUI Galway Taekwon-Do attend the Irish Intervarsities in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

The competitors were very successful in their winning of medals.

In the White Belt to Green Tag category, Sarah Prendergast (White Belt) and Javan Neves (Yellow Tag) took gold medals in the female and male Sparring respectively, with Sean Feeney (Yellow Tag) taking the bronze in the male category. In the Green Belt and above category, John Kinsella (Green Belt) took home the bronze medal.

In the Patterns, NUIG swept the medals for the male White Belt to Green Tag category, with Sean Feeney (Yellow Tag), Joao Henrique Albuquerque (Yellow Tag) and Steven Fox (Yellow Tag) taking gold, silver and bronze respectively. In the female category, Jade Casey (White Belt) came away with bronze.

In the Team Sparring events, the male team of Javan Neves, Joao Henrique Albuquerque and Sean Feeney, and the female team of Jade Casey and Sarah Prendergast both took silver, losing out to the DIT teams.

Pictured L-R are: Joao Albuquerque, Steven Fox (Secretary), John Kinsella (OCM), Javan Neves, Sean Feeney (Treasurer), Jade Casey, Christopher Walsh (Captain). Missing from the photo are Sarah Prendergast and Sarah Counihan. 

Total medal count for NUIG was 13 medals including 3 Gold, 6 Silver and 4 Bronze. 

Overall, a great day was had by all, and we would like to extend our gratitude to our drivers on the day.