05 Aug Dominic sets a gold standard at Taekwon-do National champs

received_10153448336246955Nayland College’s Dominic Downing has come out on top at the National Taekwon-Do championships. The Year 11 student earned medals in both of his chosen disciplines at the competition, held in Christchurch in early July.

Dominic placed second in the Junior Men’s Patterns discipline and first in Junior Men’s Sparring. He attended the championships as part of the Nelson Taekwon-Do team, who placed 11th overall.

Dominic plans to continue his commitment to Taekwon-Do through his school career, competing at Nationals annually and aiming for a chance to compete internationally. Watch this space!