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Sport Aberdeen’s Katrina Carr triumphs by winning the ITF Taekwon-Do European Championships


Congratulations to Active Schools Coordinator, Katrina Carr, who won the ITF Taekwon-Do European Championships in Porec, Croatia. 

Katrina competed in the -56kg senior female sparring division with her coach, Mark Boydell. At the competition, she had five bouts with wins against competitors from Poland, Spain, Romania and Italy.

Forming part of the ITF Scotland National Taekwon-Do team, Katrina has now scooped the ITF -56kg European Champion title. This is her 5th European Title and she also currently holds the -56kg World Champion title. 

Having started Taekwon-Do at nine years old, Katrina holds her 3rd degree blackbelt. She has been training for 15 years with Boydell Blackbelt Academies based in Laurencekirk and has competed for Scotland since 2012. 

Commenting on her accomplishment, Katrina said: “I’m still on a high after becoming the European Champion at the ITF Taekwon-Do Championships in Croatia.

“I’m really passionate about Taekwon-Do and committed to my training, so this is a fantastic achievement for me! “I have to thank my coaches, family and friends for their support and Sport Aberdeen for granting me paid leave to compete.”