Cooper earns bronze medal at GKR National Titles in NSW

BENDIGO’S Cooper Laurie has earned an Australian ranking of three in his age group following the Go-Kan-Ryu National Titles held in Liverpool, NSW.

Bendigo's Cooper Laurie

Bendigo's Cooper Laurie

Cooper – a Grade Five student at White Hills Primary School – won a bronze medal for Kata in 12-13-year boys.

Cooper only took up the martial art two years ago and earlier this year competed in the Go-Kan-Ryu World Cup on the Gold Coast in August.

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