Last Saturday, the Dutch National Championships sparring took place in Almere, an important title tournament. This tournament is exclusively accessible for A-level (black belt). Kira Strelow represented Taekwondo society Gyeong-rye the Hague in the senior class ladies -62 kilo. In the quarterfinals Kira had co compete Chantal Slegers. Kira won this game with the score of 3-1 by scoring at the right moments with dollyo chagi. In the final she faced Bodine Schoenmakers (former competitor world championships and European championships), who had more international experience and became Dutch champion. Good result for Kira as a debutante at the NK and thanks to her trainer Theo Kastanidis. Gyeong-rye trains at four locations in Benoordenhout, Mariahoeve and Leidschendam. For more info: www.gyeongrye.nl or call Ed Boers 06-81813282.