Pearce powers to silver spot

Stamford's Dan Pearce won silver at the Tae Kwon-Do English Championships
Stamford's Dan Pearce won silver at the Tae Kwon-Do English Championships

STAMFORD martial artist Daniel Pearce finished second to claim the silver trophy at the Tae Kwon Do English Championships held at Telford International centre recently.

Pearce, 29, put on a skilful display in the men’s black-belt fourth degree and higher division, one of the most prestigious events of the competition, against a field of more than 80 competitors from across the country.

Pearce trains at the Malcolm Sargent School Tae Kwon Do Club under the guidance of chief instructor, Malcolm Scholes. He is now training for the Lincolnshire Tae Kwon-Do championships, to be held at Grantham at the end of this month.