Dominique Brown leads the way for Bermuda’s young martial artists
Bermuda’s martial artists secured a host of impressive results competing in the WFM Alliance World Championships.
The contingent were led by Dominique Brown, who secured no fewer than eight top-three finishes, including three top honours.
Brown, who has impressed in a number of recent tournaments including the Bermuda Triangle Championships and the Texas Amateur Organisation of Karate finals, continued her form with first-place finishes in musical forms, self-defence and krazy athletics in the 12-to-17 advanced division.
She also finished second in creative forms and traditional forms as well as claiming third-place finishes in musical weapons, creative weapons and traditional weapons.
There was also delight for Massanda Vaughans and Shane Smith, who also claimed top honours. Vaughans finished first in traditional weapons and traditional kata in the 8-to-11 beginners division narrowly ahead of Amarriah Vaughans, while Smith claimed first place in the same discipline and age group, but in the advanced division.
Also competing in the traditional kata 8-to-11 beginners division was Zechariah McIlwain who claimed a promising sixth-place finish, while Fancie Bowen Tucker finished fifth in the intermediate division.
Meanwhile, Talia Iris enjoyed a successful afternoon in the over-18 black belt division, finishing second in traditional kata and third in tradition weapons.