St Columba’s pupil leading the way in kickboxing

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places at the WAKO CIMAC superleague event

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places at the WAKO CIMAC superleague event - Credit: Archant

A 15-year-old from St Columba’s College is taking the world by storm – in kickboxing.

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places and a second at the Bristol Open International event

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places and a second at the Bristol Open International event - Credit: Archant

Dylan Wagner, who is in form four at the King Harry Lane school, came out with two firsts and a second at the Bristol Open, an international two-day kickboxing competition which attracts competitors from across the globe.

Wagner holds two national titles; the U18 52kg crown and the U18 57kg.

He now ranks in the top 10 in the world.

he followed that up with two first places at the final WAKO CIMAC Super league event of the season.

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places at the WAKO CIMAC superleague event

Dylan Wagner picked up two first places at the WAKO CIMAC superleague event - Credit: Archant


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His wins came in the 55kg advanced boys points and light continuous fighting. It gives him two Grand Champion awards for being the best in these categories in 2016.

A spokeswoman for the school said: “What an achievement and we look forward to hearing how Dylan gets on in the future.”

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