A RECORD medal haul was achieved by students from the St Helens branch in the annual Matt Fiddes Martial Arts Northern Championships in Penrith.

Among the highlights was Keenan Lomax winning two gold medals in what was his second tournament.

Steve James, chief instructor and championship organiser, said: “I am so proud of all the students."

Competitors: Keenan Lomax, Amy Garth, Emma Garth, William Irwin, Charlie Read, Eloise Emmett, Maddy Emmett, Alex Stephens.

For more information about the club and to book a free trial class, visit mattfiddescheshire.co.uk