Wilkinson delivers top performance


Garon Wilkinson put in his top performance at the recently completed 2013 Wushu World Games in Cali, Colombia.

Wilkinson, the recipient of Bermuda’s lone wild card entry for the Games, recorded his highest score ever in international Wushu forms with a 8.85 for Daoshu (Broadsword).

The score was good enough to put him in tenth place in the standings.

“I was really pleased with today’s routine, thanks to my support crew who are allowing me to enjoy this World Games experience as an athlete,” said Wilkinson.

“My training put me in s good position to perform as well as I did so I’m really pleased with the competition.”

The veteran martial artist scored a 8.75 in Gunshu (Staff) to finish with a combined score of 17.6 for the Daoshu/Gunshu Combined Division, a score that saw him finish in 11th place.

“The experience was amazing, to compete with the top Wushu artists in the world and to represent the best in our region in all sorts of sports has been amazing.”

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