Black belt athlete Ruby DeRuiter travelled to South Korea for the 12th World Taekwondo Expo and Tournament. Picture: Lachlan Bence
Taekwondo rising star Ruby DeRuiter has returned from her first international event with a silver medal.
The Ballarat Clarendon College student competed in the under-18 female black belt division of South Korea’s World Taekwondo Expo and Tournament, an event which attracts teams from more than 30 countries and more than 5000 athletes.
Travelling as part of a group of 20 athletes from Australia, DeRuiter spent time in Seoul as a tourist before heading to the athletes’ village and stadium in Muju ahead of the competition...
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