Taekwondo: Champ Owen is Turn-ing heads

Owen Turner, 10, of Armthorpe, has been crowned British Taekwondo Champion three times.

Owen Turner, 10, of Armthorpe, has been crowned British Taekwondo Champion three times.

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A talented 10-year-old is making a name for himself on the Taekwondo circuit after clinching the British National Taekwondo Championship for the third time.

Owen Turner was part of the Armthorpe-based ‘Team Ultimate’ Taekwondo squad that attended the British Taekwondo Championships in Manchester and came away with a number of title winners.

The Armthorpe Southfield Primary School pupil, who has been doing Taekwondo since the tender age of five, has travelled all over Europe to compete and is looking ahead to more events in his under-11s category.