Good show by Tae Kwon Do students

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LOCAL Tae Kwon Do stars made their mark representing Scotland at the European championships in Slovenia.

Three students at the South Queensferry School of Tae Kwon Do run by Julia Cross competed against 28 other countries to get on the medals table.

Rheannan Brown (17), 1st degree, won bronze in the junior female power breaking team and Michael McRoberts (14) won bronze in the junior boys’ patterns team, getting put out in the semi-finals by the eventual winners, Germany.

He was also narrowly beaten by Russia in the junior 52kg sparring.

Gilles Brown (19), 2nd degree, was put out in the second round of -80kg sparring by Tim Kool from Holland, a more experienced fighter.

Julia praised all her pupils adding: “They have all shown so much improvement over the last six months and the future for them all in the international circuit is very bright.”