Local black belt, 9, wins gold at Junior Olympics
by TP staff
Aug 01, 2013 | 3932 views | 0 0 comments | 419 419 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Rohit Saini of Tracy claimed a gold medal at the AAU Junior Olympic Games at the Cobo Center in Detroit on Friday, July 26.

Saini, 9, was one of 16 competitors in the 8-9 black belt forms division at the Junior Olympics. His first-place finish followed a fourth-place finish at the AAU Taekwondo National Championships, which were July 1 to 6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

To prepare, Saini trained three hours a day, five days a week for the past two months with seventh-degree black belt Y.G. Lee of Campbell Taekwondo Academy.

• Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or brownne@tracypress.com.
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet

We encourage readers to share online comments in this forum, but please keep them respectful and constructive. This is not a space for personal attacks, libelous statements, profanity or racist slurs. Comments that stray from the topic of the story or are found to contain abusive language are subject to removal at the Press’ discretion, and the writer responsible will be subject to being blocked from making further comments and have their past comments deleted. Readers may report inappropriate comments by e-mailing the editor at tpnews@tracypress.com.