Taekwondo: Owen Blunt, 10, secures back-to-back British titles

Owen Blunt has secured back-to-back British Taekwondo titles - at the tender age of ten.

Wednesday, 12th October 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 2:15 pm
Owen Blunt

The Dunsville Primary School pupil - the younger cousin of boxing champions Jamie and Gavin McDonnell - followed up his 23kg-category gold last year by moving up a weight to 26kg and beating the reigning British champion Nino Ontoy 15-10 in the final.

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Blunt, who trains with Ultimate Taekwondo in Armthorpe, became one of the youngest WTF Black Belts in the country at the age of eight.

He started doing Taekwondo aged just five.