Long Sutton and Spalding taekwondo students make their mark at Midlands Championships
The Mark Farnham Schools of Taekwondo in Long Sutton and Spalding sent 50 students to the TAGB Midlands Championships in Kettering.
Organised by the Taekwondo Association of Great Britain, more than 600 competitors fought across 15 areas for bouts.
Students from all 15 schools won nearly 50 awards at the championships, including Long Sutton's Diego Bernasconi who came first in the men's yellow belt sparring and second in the team sparring.
Carl Grimes, one of the school's instructors in Spalding, was third in the men's black belt team sparring, while Jack Harrison came second in the same category for boys.
The students, who also took part in pattern, power pad and black belt destruction events, were cheered on by more than 60 supporters who saw a total of 16 new Midlands champions from the school crowned.
Farnham said: "A very well done to all those students who picked up medals and to those who were not awarded medals.
"Keep working towards your goal as we now look forward to the TAGB English Championships in March when in excess of 1,500 competitors will meet in Coventry."
Anyone interested in learning taekwondo can call 07771 644460 or visit www.mftkd.co.uk