KEIGHLEY-based Strike Taekwondo enjoyed medal success at a competition in Fleetwood hosted by Mount Taekwondo.

Having claimed bronze in the Spring England Open Championships in Manchester, Grace Bowes went two better by taking gold in the Child Green to Blue belt category where she competed against eight other youngsters in the Poomsae (patterns) discipline.

Karen Stansfield competed in her first Poomsae competition in the adults and also took gold before also winning the Champion of Champions title across the event.

Strike also secured bronze medals from Emma Hammond, Caden Peel and Catherine Wossick.

Other competitors from the club: Zoni Nawaz, Sophie Pedlar, Riley Turner, Jake Hammond, Mark Ainley.

First up for Team Strike in the Kyorugi (sparring) was five-year-old Gracie Madden followed by six-year-old Finley Pedlar.

The club's youngest competitors did extremely well in their first tournament despite defeats.

Layla Smith, seven, continued her winning streak with a confident victory by stoppage within the first minute.

Ehsan Siddique, 12, won his first match and the second by a stoppage with a well-placed turning kick in the second round.

Thomas Rochford, eight, also won by stoppage in the second round after a combination of kicks which his opponent found too strong.

There were also wins for first-time competitors Andy Stansfield (seniors), and Charlie and Sophie Pedlar (children), plus further successes for Caden Peel, Emma Hammond, and Oliver and Jack Smith.

Henry Stansfield, 14, narrowly missed out in his first fight by a controversial head kick from his opponent, while Jake Hammond and Riley Turner had close encounters,

Strike's success saw them claim third place overall in the team competition.