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Inverness Tang Soo Do's Laura Stewart crowned grand champion after dominant performance at Dutch Open Championships


By Andrew Henderson

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Inverness Tang Soo Do athlete Laura Stewart had a phenomenal performance at the Dutch Open Championships last weekend.

Inverness Tang Soo Do athlete Laura Stewart medalled in all five of her categories at the Dutch Open Championships to be crowned adult black belt grand champion.
Inverness Tang Soo Do athlete Laura Stewart medalled in all five of her categories at the Dutch Open Championships to be crowned adult black belt grand champion.

The 21-year-old entered five categories and won a medal in all of them – winning gold in forms, bo staff and knife, taking silver in open weapons and bronze in sparring.

Going up against athletes from the Netherlands, Germany and the UK, the competition was fierce, but Stewart prevailed.

Her success across the board was even enough to earn her the title of the adult black belt grand champion, flying the flag impressively for both Inverness and Scotland overall.


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