Fulham Taekwondo Star Makes GB Squad

Zack Sarsoza competing in the Junior European Championship

Zack Sarsoza pictured at the National Taekwondo Centre

Zack Sarsoza is going for a gold medal this weekend at the Junior European Championships (12-15 November) in Sarajevo.

The Fulham taekwondo talent is represented the GB squad on Saturday in the first round of the knockout competition in the -51kg category.

The 17-year-old who is a student at Fulham Boys School is one of only two fighters from London in the GB squad.

“It’s a great honour to represent the GB squad on such a huge stage. It has been a long hard road getting here and I can’t wait to get started on Saturday,” said Zack.

Zack fights out of the Kixstar Dragon club in Haldane Road which is run by his father Saimoore, a fourth Dan black belt coach.

Zack Sarsoza (pictured left) in the taekwondo sparring ring

Zack first caught the attention of Team GB four years ago when he narrowly missed out on a place at the European Championships 2018 after losing the semi-finals of the 2017 GB qualifiers.

He did, however, earn a place in the GB Cadet Wider Team Programme, providing him with the opportunity to compete internationally.

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November 15, 2021