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Teenagers head to Italy
9:00am Friday 25th October 2013 in Sport
A PAIR of Stourport High School students will be fighting at the Unified World Kickboxing Championship in Italy.
Alex Limbrick, 16, and Jack Baylis, 17, will be part of a 100 strong British squad competiting at the tournament which runs between October 29 and November 3.
The duo are members of Stourport UK kickboxing Club, based at Wilden village Hall.
They will be guided by coach Brian Smith as they try to progress through the elimination proccess. Smith will also be refereeing and judging at the World Championships.
Limbrick and Baylis train with the British squad once a month at Birmingham and train at Iron Mann Gym Evesham with Smith every Sunday. Baylis was first to qualify in the British Championships in March on a split decision, then in June Limbrick booked his flight to Italy at the English Open.
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