Karate kids find podium

Langley Kyokushin Karate students return from meet with handful of medals

Left to right: Elijah Sutton (first place U12 knock down, third place U2 non-contact), Michele Cavezza (second place U12 non-contact), Sensei Leo van den Boogaard, Giovanni Cavezza (first place U12 non-contact), Munnu Bhushan (second place non-contact, second place knock down).

Left to right: Elijah Sutton (first place U12 knock down, third place U2 non-contact), Michele Cavezza (second place U12 non-contact), Sensei Leo van den Boogaard, Giovanni Cavezza (first place U12 non-contact), Munnu Bhushan (second place non-contact, second place knock down).

Langley Kyokushin Karate students had an outstanding performance, capturing a handful of medals.

The club was competing at a meet in Newton on Feb. 28.

Elijah Sutton led the way with a gold in the knockdown and bronze in the non-contact divisions while Giovanni Cavezza won gold in non-contact.

And Munnu Bhushan won a pair of silver medals in the non-contact and knockdown divisions while Michele Cavezza took second in the non-contact division and Braydon Fleet was third in the knockdown division.

Dayton Edwards and Isaac Saito also represented the club.