Luxembourg Open 2019
The Luxembourg Open was a very special occasion for Quest Taekwondo. It marked the international debut of Holly Ullyott as a Senior -63kg Female Athlete. Richard Ullyott made his debut as a World Taekwondo International Referee and finally it marked the last event at which Aaliyah Powell and Caden Cunningham represented Quest Taekwondo before joining the World Class Performance programme.
In addition to the Quest Athletes, Mike also coached Megan Hayhurst and Rebecca Battista from Enso Taekwondo who regularly train at the Quest Taekwondo Centre.
Holly had a tough draw, matched against the Number 2 seed and World ranked Number 10 Dar'ya Yakovleva of the Ukraine. Though her first international match and also making a lighter category Holly played a great match going down 10-3.
Megan gave a good account of herself at her first G1 event as did Rebecca who went out to the german National Team Athlete.
Though some technical issues on her Court Aaliyah once again competing as a Junior Athlete performed like the Champion she is to win all 4 matches to take the Gold medal.
Caden also had 4 matches to win the Gold medal and gave the best performance of his career to defeating Germany in the final.