Roth achieves a dream and becomes sporting Master

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Newbury Today

By Robbie.stelling@newburynews.co.uk (Robbie Stelling) Upper Lambourn’s Julie Roth left the comfort of her West Berkshire surroundings a mere mortal and returned that evening from Southampton as Master Julie Roth, fourth Dan, having successfully passed her masters fourth degree black belt test. Roth was required to complete several tasks testing all the areas of taekwondo in an intensive examination that’s both physically and mentally challenging. Like so many athletes, the pandemic meant that the past two-and-a-half years have been some of the most challenging of Roth’s sporting life, made al…

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