The Magnificent Seven
Stockton Wrestling Club is celebrating after returning to Teesside from the British Junior Wrestling Championships with a seven medal haul. The championships which were staged at the Roe Valley Leisure centre, Limavady in Northern Ireland attracted over 130 competitors from all over the British Isles.
The Stockton Club which is based at Billingham Forum and Splash have a growing reputation in the wrestling world and returned with 3 silver and 4 bronze medals.
Billy Steel under 33kg, Ben Godfrey under 35kg, Owain Sudron under 65kg and Luke Westwood under 66kg all returned with bronze medals. Max Ashton under 33kg, Kieran Sudron under 42kg and Marcus Sudron under 84kg went one better by winning silver medals.
A delighted Mick Sudron, head coach of Stockton Wrestling Club said “As a club we are delighted that we have seven lads ranked in the top 3 in Britain. The competition over in Northern Ireland was very tough and the clubs medal haul is the result of all the hard work the boys have put into their training
Stockton Wrestling Club train at Splash on Tuesday evenings and Billingham Forum on Sunday evenings. For further information contact Splash on (01642) 660610 or Billingham Forum on (01642) 551381 or visit www.teesactive.co.uk