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International call up for two Huyton Taekwondo stars

by Gemma Melling

A Huyton based Taekwondo club is celebrating after two of its members were selected to represent their country.

Liverpool Elite has topped off a fantastic year with the news that Lauren Butler, 14, currently the national chamption, has been selected by GB Taekwondo to compete in Romania for the cadet Europeans.

Lauren Butler from Liverpool Elite

Lauren Butler

Meanwhile, 16-year-old Kristina Lees has been chosen to represent the country at Junior Worlds in Canada.

Kristina Lees from Liverpool Elite

Kristina Lees

Coaches at Liverpool Elite have long tipped the two girls for a great future in the sport and this latest news is a fantastic achievement for both of them.

End of a great year for Taekwondo club

It is the latest piece of good news for the team, who enjoyed a medal haul at the recent Quest International Open with 11-year-old Emily Clarke; 10-year-old Rhys Bowers and nine-year-old Lincoln Littler all gaining medals.

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