The 3rd IKD World Cup took place in Barbados from August 16-19.
Members of the Maritime IKD traveled to the Caribbean island to compete and judge at the event.
The Maritime IKD is very proud of the competitors for all of their hard work leading up to the event. The competitors had a great showing at the event.
Casey Arseneau competed in the Brown & Black Belt Youth Female Kata 11-13 Division. Casey won two elimination matches to make it to finals. She finished 7th in the World with a final score of 28.1. She also competed in the Female 11-13 Kumite Division but did not make finals.
Carol Gould received a bye to the finals in the Female 50+ Kata Division. She finished tied for 5th in the World with a final score of 46.7.
Sensei Norm Robitza competed in the Male 40-49 Kata and Kumite Division. He did not advance to finals.
Sensei Isabelle Bordage competed in the Female 20-39 Kata Division. She advanced to the finals and finished 6th in the World with a final score of 47.9. She also competed in the Female 20-39 Kumite Division but did not make finals.
Sensei Michel Gaudet competed in the Male 40-49 Kata Division. He advanced to the finals and finished 5th in the World with a final score of 47.2. Michel competed in the Male 40-49 Kumite Division. He fought his way to the finals with 2 preliminary wins. In the semi-finals Michel won his match and advanced to the final match. In the final, Sensei Michel Gaudet won the Gold medal and returned to Canada as the IKD World Kumite Champion (40-49 division).
Congratulations to the Maritime IKD on a great showing. They have all told MaritimeIKD.com that they had a great time in Barbados.