Medal haul for North Lakes centre

Published 5:00am 19 October 2023

Medal haul for North Lakes centre
Words by Nick Crockford

PK Taekwondo, the North Lakes-based martial arts training centre, struck gold, silver and bronze at the Australian National Championships.

Twelve competitors and three coaches made the trip to Perth and returned with 10 medals – four gold, one silver and five bronze.

Jeffery Park and Amal Warakaulle took the top award in Poomsae, while Yvette Boyama and Alex Hinton won gold in Sparring.

From left - Coach Anuke Warakaulle, Yvette Boyama, Alex Hinton and coach Kangho Park.

Evan Han collected silver in Poomsae and a bronze medal in Sparring, as did Daham Warakaulle, Amal Warakaulle, Juwon Han and Lawson Gray.

Also competing were Hazel Han in Poomsae and Sparring; Eleanor Gray, Evan Lim and Lucas Garland in Sparring.

Evan Han with his silver medal and coach Kangho Park

The travelling coaches were Kangho Park, Anuke Warakaulle and Pauline Boyama.

Kangho Park, Head of PK Taekwondo, said on Facebook: “Well done everyone who fought very hard until the last second as I wanted and thank you to our coaches and supporters.”

Amal Warakaulle with his gold medal and coach Kangho Park in Perth

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