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Silver trophy joy for Jack

PUBLISHED: 17:34 01 April 2010 | UPDATED: 15:21 14 July 2010

Taekwondo ace Jack Spall, from Attleborough, won a silver trophy at the English Championships on Sunday, missing gold by just one point.

All the 11-year-old's hard work since the north Wales championships early this year paid off - and he has now qualified for the World Championships in Telford in September.

Taekwondo ace Jack Spall, from Attleborough, won a silver trophy at the English Championships on Sunday, missing gold by just one point.

All the 11-year-old's hard work since the north Wales championships early this year paid off - and he has now qualified for the World Championships in Telford in September.

Jack hopes to represent Britain in the 2016 Olympics. He has been a practioner of taekwondo for almost five years and belt wise is currently a red stripe.

He has been invited to compete in the Wasco Championships on June 3 to 8 but his attendance would depend on how it fits in with his schooling.

Muhtar Hussin and Liam Palmer coach Jack, who said: “I cannot thank enough all the continued help from Mr Palmer and Mr Hussin, and can't wait to get stuck in for September.”


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