Search

Veras Academy star at USA Open Karate Championships

PUBLISHED: 16:00 25 April 2017

Veras Academy head instructor Raphael Veras faces the camera with Luan, Luca and Liam Veras at the USA Open Championships in Las Vegas (pic: Veras Academy).

Veras Academy head instructor Raphael Veras faces the camera with Luan, Luca and Liam Veras at the USA Open Championships in Las Vegas (pic: Veras Academy).

Archant

Raphael Veras took a squad of four to Las Vegas and they didn’t disappoint

Veras Academy enjoyed more success recently, this time at the USA Open Karate Championships in Las Vegas.

Head instructor Raphael Veras took a squad of four to the event with three boys and one girls making the trip.

Over 42 countries and 2,400 competitors took part and travelled to the USA to take part in the competition.

Veras represented Great Britain and returned home with four medals after several excellent performances.

Lulu Brown won gold in the 12-13 years open weight intermediate category while Luan Veras also triumphed in the same age category for -45kg advanced.

Luca Veras won gold in the eight-nine years open weight advanced category while Liam Veras picked up bronze in the 10-11 years open weight advanced category.

It was another set of results to be proud of for Veras Academy and to find out more about the local club visit https://en-gb.facebook.com/verasacademy/.

Latest Islington Sports News

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been speaking after Chelsea beat the Gunners 3-2 in a frenetic London derby. Read on to learn waht he said about Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka in his post-match press conference – and much more.

Arsenal centre-half Sokratis has said his side made it ‘too easy’ for Chelsea during the Gunners 3-2 defeat in the London derby at Chelsea on Saturday. Read on for what he had to say.

Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in a breathless London derby after an 80th minute winner from Marcos Alonso sealed the victory for Maurizio Sarri’s Blues as Unai Emery suffered his second league defeat in two matches.

Arsenal travelled to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea in a hectic London derby. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Fri, 17:00

The Shepherd’s Cot club are on the verge of being relegated after losing to Brondesbury last time out

After getting out on 49 last month and making double figures numerous times, the 21-year-old claimed his maiden fifty in T20 cricket last night

Fri, 11:00

Last Saturday the second-team secured the title while the thirds are closing in on success too

Essex beat Middlesex by six wickets with four balls remaining after chasing down the home side’s victory target of 211 at a packed Lord’s on Thursday evening.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now