September 7, 1998
Craig Gilkey (l.) and Alice Chau
Woodinville residents Craig Gilkey and Alice Chau recently returned from the National Junior Olympic Tae Kwon Do championships in Orlando, Florida with Gold, Silver and Bronze. Five thousand children compete each year at the national level.
Gilkey competed in the nine year old black belt lightweight division and received first place in the Forms portion of the competition.
Last year, Gilkey received a silver medal in the sparring competition. He is in the 4th grade at Cottage Lake Elementary.
Chau, a second degree black belt, also medaled in the Forms competition, bringing home a silver medal. In the sparring division, she got a bronze medal. She will be a junior at Redmond High School this year. Both Gilkey and Chau train with Master Sun Do Hwang at Hwang's Tae Kwon Do in Kirkland.