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£1,325raised of £3,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,325 to help Zayaan Williamson to represent Team England and compete in the ISKA World Kickboxing Championship in Montego Bay Jamaica 2018.

    Bedford, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 8th September 2018

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    Hi my name is Zayaan and I’ve just had my 16th birthday. I have been awarded a fantastic honour to represent our country at the ISKA World Championships in Jamaica on September 10th.

    I need your help and am seeking funding to realise my dream of becoming a World Champion and bring home a gold medal.

    I have been training in martial arts all of my life according to my mum. Allegedly, whilst pregnant I kicked her constantly for 6 months solid! I am currently the ISKA English National K1 Light Champion at and the WKU National Continuous Champion .

    The two title wins were huge achievements especially after having to overcome a serious injury in 2015. I fractured my leg in two places and was out of competition for 2 years. The injury couldn’t have come at a worse time as I was one grading away from black belt and had just been awarded Student of the Year.

    My recovery path was long and frustrating. I was not able to run on the leg 2 years later without aggravating the injury. I was doing no sports, I was unfit, and my confidence was shattered.

    During low points, the idea of becoming a national champion and qualifying for the world championships was a distant dream. However with renewed belief, hard work and support from my family and the East Area Team, I persevered and kept with it.

    My determination was rewarded in 2017 as at aged 15 , I achieved my First Dan Black Belt and won two National Kickboxing Titles.

    With your help, I believe I can go one better and become a World Champion! My previous achievements demonstrate the spirit and character I possess. If I travel to Jamaica , I travel to win and return with a gold medal for England.

    I and family are putting everything aside to support the cost which even includes my annoying little sister doing car washes and a paper rounds. I also referee junior football games and am using my wages to support the cost.

    Any donation offered will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support.



    Zayaan Williamson

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      • Anonymous


        Aug 10, 2018

        Good luck Zayaan - with best wishes from Lifeplus Europe Limited


      • All at Kimm and Miller

        All at Kimm and Miller

        Jul 31, 2018

        We wish you good luck and success in your quest to become a World Champion!


      • Anonymous


        Jul 27, 2018

        Good luck Zayaan!


      • Jan


        Jul 24, 2018

        Good luck , you have worked really hard for it!

      • Momina


        Jul 14, 2018

        All the best!


      • Hansa


        Jun 30, 2018

        This is because I know your dad for a long time now through work. Wishing you all the best and good luck Zayaan!! I am sure you will do well with all the family and friends support.


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        Simran Akhtar

        Jun 11, 2018


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      Zayaan Williamson

      Zayaan Williamson

      Bedford, UK

      Hi my name is Zayaan Williamson and I am 16 years olds and live in Bedford UK. I am studying for GCSE exams in between refereeing p/t football matches and odd jobs such as washing cars and gardening at the weekend to raise the funds to compete at the World Championship .

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