Lincoln Taekwondo participates in Jamaican World Cup bringing home the gold for the U.S.

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[March 02, 2017]  LINCOLN - Members of the Lincoln Taekwondo recently participated on the National Team for the United State Martial Arts Alliance, competing in the 2017 Jamaican World Cup Martial Arts Championship. The event was held on Saturday, February 25th at the University of Technology in Kingston Jamaica.

Lincoln Black Belt Andy Brown won the Men's International Grappling division as well as the Olympic Style Taekwondo Sparring defeating two Jamaican opponents. Brown won the battle for first place by knocking out his fighter for the win.

Black Belt Khoa Phan took first place in the Traditional Forms and Breaking, resulting in two gold medals.

Seven-year-old Sydney Phan followed in her father's footsteps by winning the gold as well in Traditional Forms and Breaking.

It was a good day for the United States! Several countries from throughout the world from a variety of martial arts styles that included different disciplines of Karate, Kung Fu, Taekwondo, and Grappling Arts participated in this prestigious event.

[Scott Brown]

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