IKKI compete in the Irish International Open
Itosu-Kai Karatedo Ireland competed in the Irish International Open which took place at the newly built National Indoor Arena, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland. It was a fantastic occasion with over 600 entries from 13 countries.
Attending the Irish Open, L->R: John Dolphin (IKKI asst. kata coach), Evan Donelan, Shane Kilkenny, Pamela Nee, Eimear Porter, Sarah O’Quigley, Kian Porter, Shane O’Quigley, Una Flynn, David Feury & Marie Dolphin (IKKI Kata Coach). Kneeling: Niall Costello, Danny Coen & Tommy Nee. Insert, Cerys Porter. Sitting: April Curran, Darragh Blake, Shane Hyland & Joshua Judge. Insert, Leo Mulvany, IKKI Chief Instructor (Referee on the day).
Congratulations to all competitors for wonderful performances and to the coaches for their hard work ahead of events and continued success.
Medal winners: Eimear Porter - Gold Kata, Pamela Nee - Silver Kata, Bronze in kata: Sarah O’Quigley, April Curran, Evan Donelan, Shane O’Quigley, Shane Kilkenny and Kian Porter.