Gerard makes the grade

Thursday, 5 July 2018

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JUST one week after finishing his GCSEs, 16-year-old Gerard McLean put himself to the test once again.
The talented teenager, a member of Antrim Karate Club for the last seven years, headed off with the Northern Ireland Karate team to the European Open Championships in Resita, Romania.
And the long journey proved to be a very successful one, with Gerard winning silver medals in both individual and team kumite (fighting) events.
Clearly a star in the making, the local lad has achieved a lot in the sport already - but pundits agree that the very best is yet to come.
*Read the full story in this week's Antrim Guardian


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