Two bronze medals for Ipswich karate star Jack Somers

Jack Somers, far right, with his England team-mates

Jack Somers, far right, with his England team-mates - Credit: Archant

Ipswich’s Jack Somers returned with two bronze medals from the recent WSKA World Shotokan Karate Championships in Poland.

Representing KUGB England, Somers took a bronze in the Senior Men’s Individual Kata and also the Senior Men’s Team Kata.

In the team event, England just missed out to Hungary on a tie-break for second place, losing by 0.1.

This was the first time Somers, 21, had competed at world level as a full senior.

He is now setting his sights on the ESKA European Karate Championships at the K2 Arena in Crawley, which take place next month.


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