Seara Mohamed and Randy Rankarran were among the top performers at the recent Guyana Wado Ryu Karate Association (GWRKA) National Junior Championships held at Banks DIH, Thirst Park.
Over 50 karatekas from different clubs in Guyana took part in the contest sponsored by United States-based members of the Association, Michael Mendonca and Terrence Clarke, as well as International Pharmaceutical Agency (IPA) and Banks DIH Limited.
Rankarran walked away with the gold medal after emerging winner of the Boys 13-15 age category. Colrick Doris settled for the silver medal, while third place went to Rayon Sookram.
In the Boys 9-12, Ravindra Ramkarran ended in first place, followed by Cyrone Nedd in second position, while Sachin James took the bronze.
Vinal Datt won the Boys 9-12 ‘B’ division, ahead of Abhinar Singh and Tai Panday.
Mohamed who won the Girls Open ‘A’ category, leaving Ihatiah Frank to settle for second place, while Akila Hopkinson finished third.
Malika Rajkumar copped first place in the Girls Open ‘B’ division, with Vasann Persaud and Skye Lionel finishing second and third, respectively.
Ravindra Singh won gold in the Boys 5-8 ‘A’ group, finishing ahead of Abhivir Singh and Shadrock Hinds, while the ‘B’category saw first, second and third place going to, Mahir Rajkumar, Adrian Perry and Nathan Chin.