Kickboxing success for local youngsters
The kickboxing quarry of Granadilla municipality brought a gold and three silver medals from the Spanish Kickboxing Championship, the WKL Madrid, which was recently held in Madrid.
The representatives of the municipality, from the school of Mar Rodríguez, in San Isidro, competed in various modalities such as semicontact, light contact, fullcontact, k1 and kickboxing.
The four participants and members of the Mar Rodríguez school are: Abel Laplaza García, 13, who won the gold, and Elena Gabriela, Charlie Holloway and Penélope Expósito, who won the silver. Abel Laplaza García will travel with the Canary Islands team to the World Championship, in Rome, from November 2 to 4.
Councillor for sports, Sara Cano, congratulated the Granadilla athletes and Mar Rodríguez, a world leader in this sport who is currently positioning local athletes in very good positions in many national and international events.