Weekend round up

It was a fantastic weekend for our sport scholars, who competed on the national and international stage!

Competing at the United World Karate (UWK) England Championships, Tyler McKenna was named the -75kg Men’s Kumite Champion!

Tyler with his medal at the UWK England Championships

Representing Manchester Metropolitan University, Alice Sharpe competed in a chilly BUCS Duathlon Championships at the Castle Combe circuit.

Alice with fellow competitors and gold and silver medalists

Alice secured bronze in the women’s competition with a time of 49.33.2; just one second behind the silver medallist!

Slightly further afield, our sport scholar, Martin Schweizer, took to the pool for the annual Swiss Swimming National Championships in Lausanne.

Martin competing in the men’s 50m breaststroke final

Martin retained his Swiss Champion title for the men’s 50m breaststroke for the seventh year running, qualifying for the European Championships in Israel next month.

Not solely satisfied with earning one title at the competition, Martin was also named Swiss National Champion for the men’s 100m breaststroke too!

What a great weekend all round for our athletes – we’re all really proud of your achievements!


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