Lauren Salisbury Youth Olympic Qualifer
History for British karate was made in Croatia with Lauren Salisbury competing in Youth Olympic qualifying event. There was 2 opportunities to go through this process. On the second day Lauren made it to the last 4 athletes in her weight category of +59kgs having just missed out on the first day. Lauren beat Home nation Croatia for that all important place in the final and to gain a qualification spot.
In the final Lauren faced Japan and came away with the silver medal.
Lauren now joins Charlotte Hope as the British Karate Federations first Youth Olympians.
Congratulations to all the athletes that took part Jed Thompson, Brandon Carr, Amiee Pollard and Daniel Hewitt. Also thank you to our BKF Staff and coach’s, Davin Pack, Paul Newby, Kate Karwacinski and David Inman.
A report from the coach is to follow.
18 October 2018
Lauren Salisbury British Karates first Youth Olympic Bronze Medalist
02 October 2018
Youth Olympic history for the British Karate Federation
29 September 2018
2018 BKF International Open Championships
27 September 2018