2011 Portsmouth Open Karate Championships

Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth – 19th November 2011

Team Kata Gold Medal Winners at the 2011 Portsmouth Open

Under 16’s Team Kata
1st SSKI (Sam Richards, Thomas Carson, Danny Richards) – Unsu Kata

Under 5ft Sanbon Kumite
1st Ethan Hagel

Over 5ft Girl’s Senior Kumite
1st Lauren Brooks

Ladies (7th–1st Kyu) Kumite
1st Rachael Houlton

Under 5ft Boy’s Kumite
2nd Thomas Carson

Over 5ft Boy’s Senior Kumite
2nd Sam Richards
3rd Danny Richards

Cadet Ladies (16/17yrs) Kumite
3rd Arthi Niranjan

Ladies Senior Kata
3rd Rachael Houlton

Ladies Team Kumite
2nd SSKI (Rachael Houlton, Leah Groom, Arthi Niranjan)

*Adam Cockfield picked up a gold medal as a Guest competitor in a mixed London team in the 5–Man Team Kumite event beating SEKU in the final and winning his actual match in the final.

Medal Tally: 4 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze (plus Adam Cockfield’s Team Gold in the 5-Man Kumite)


Referees/Judges: Jeff Carson and Paul Carvell

Timekeeper: Philip Barton

Many congratulations to all the above in what was a very tough event; an event that seems to get harder as the years roll by. A fine performance and our squad can hold its head up high and be proud of its achievements in 2011. Well done to all those who entered.