Silver medals for brothers
5:08pm Tuesday 20th August 2013 in Sport
PART of Team Wales, Barry brothers Liam and Jenson Rees emerged with medals from the World Martial Arts Games XIV in Dublin.
Students travelled from many countries, including America, Canada and Mexico, to take part in this spectacular event and seven-year-old Jenson was first to fight in the light continuous under 9s where he performed well to earn a bronze medal. Jenson also entered the semi contact category where he took the silver medal.
Sixteen-year-old Liam took part semi contact category for 15 to 17 year olds, with the competition being split due to the large number of competitors. Liam fought his way comfortably through to the final where he was beaten by a few points so also took silver.
Liam is now in training for the men's finals of The Lordswood Tri Series in Birmingham in October.