Dalton karate students meet Olympic gold medalist

June 17th, 2015 2:02 pm

First Posted: 11/14/2007

Master Arlene Limas recently conducted sparring clinics at Manchester UTA Karate on Sunday, Oct. 28. Master Limas made history on September 17, 1988, when she became the first American and first female to win a gold medal in the sport of Tae Kwon Do at the 24th Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. Local karate students from UTA Dalton attended this event. Shown, from left, are M.J. Jonsson, South Abington Township; Master Bruce Steele, UTA Dalton; and Master Arlene Limas.