4 September 2023

Australia's winning streak continues at the Bosnia Open

4 September 2023

Australia's winning streak has continued over the weekend at the Bosnia and Herzegovina Open, with 16 young Aussies returning home with a medal.

Organised by the Taekwondo Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the event included the G1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Open and E1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Youth Open Championships.

Australia also walked away as second-place overall finishers, with Australia's National Cadet Coach Dongmin Cha presented with the trophy.

Congratulations to all our athletes, coaching group and support staff of Dongmin Cha, Jerry Moraitis (Hall's Taekwondo), Ruth Hock (Adelaide Taekwondo Academy), Abby Sangalang (TAYA Taekwondo), Dr Joseph Tamer and Sara Vuong.

Gold Medallists
Akon Baak (Total Taekwondo)
Lacie Gleeson (Hall's Taekwondo)
Kerim Yilmaz (Olympic Martial Arts Centre)
Kierah Ly-Diep (Forza Taekwondo)
Mackenzie Macdonald (Hall's Taekwondo)
Jaidah Ly-Diep (Forza Taekwondo)

Silver Medallists
Leonardo Angell (Musa Taekwondo Academy)
Elle-Maree Ghetto-Tarantolo (Irontiger Martial Arts)
Lachlan Orchard (Martial Arts Spirit)

Bronze Medallists
Theodore Kaing (Notorious Martial Arts)
Jayden Vuong (Revolution TKD & BJJ)
Jack Orchard (Martial Arts Spirit)
Kian Jones (Adelaide Taekwondo Academy)
Matilda Purvis (Adelaide Taekwondo Academy)
Chelsea Gomez (Taya Taekwondo)
Phoebe Fan (Adelaide Taekwondo Academy)

We acknowledge that our office is spread across many traditional lands, and we pay respect to all traditional owners of these lands and elders past and present.