The Goa Taekwondo Academy students will represent India at the fifth Commonwealth Taekwando Championship which will be held from 28th to 31st January at Chennai.
They have also won six Gold and one silver at the first inter-zone Poomsae nationals held from 12th to 13th January 2011 at Karmangala Stadium, Bengaluru. Gold medalists in individual category are Angela Naik and Carlos Lourenco (Masters), Angela Naik and Carlos Lourenco (Mixed Pair Seniors), Lysha Fernandes and Elizabeth Luis (Seniors), Tanvi Nadkarni (Juniors). The silver medal was bagged by the team comprising of Senneil Gomes, Tanvi Nadkarni and Lysha Fernandes.
These players were trained by an expert Angela Naik who represented India at Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Cairo and secured ninth position. Angela and her students have also bagged 10 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze at Taekwondo Nationals held in Surat and Gujrat.