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They were competing in sparring, patterns, power techniques and special techniques.
Younger brother Saad Jaffery (9) fought well to take silver in yellow/green belt sparring; and the siblings earned further silver medals in the tag team sparring event.
Pacquiao, boxing's only eight-division World champion, looked slow in the first two rounds of his sparring sessions but immediately turned up the ante when he faced up against Mexican Adrian Young.
Michael Sushchyk, of Sterling, first place, boys 13-15 Advanced Kata (Double Crown Winner), second place, boys 13-15 Advanced Sparring, first place, 13-17 Under Black Belt Weapons Kata; and
Everyone fought well to bring an impressive haul of 13 trophies back to Liverpool - including two gold, five silver and eight bronze," said Stef, who herself took silver in Ladies Red Belt Middleweight Sparring.
Darcie Bradnick, aged seven, silver in girls' under-25 kgs Qingda sparring.
Macho Products was established in 1980 by 8th Degree Tae Kwon Do Grandmaster, Soo Se Cho, to design and manufacture top quality protective martial arts sparring gear.
They are always very well prepared and tough opponents, especially in the sparring discipline.
Niamh Tresidder (10), another firsttimer, took silver in girls sparring, only losing out to teammate Annie Rice-Gray (10), who put up a great fight across two rounds to achieve gold.
Ethan Skinner, aged 11 of Merthyr, gold in forms, silver in sparring and silver in breaking.
Samantha Davies also took first place in the Advanced Girls Traditional Southern Open Hand Form event while the other medal winning displays came from; Nathan Gemmell in the Boys Intermediate +50kgs Qingda Sparring, Jack Smith in the 9/10 years Boys Novice Qingda Sparring, Lloyd Baxter in 11/12 years Boys Intermediate Qingda Sparring, Ashley Humphries in 13/14 years Boys Novice Qingda Sparring, Samantha Davies in 12/14 years Girls +50kgs Qingda Sparring, Rebecca Pritchards in 13/14 years -50kgs Qingda Sparring, Nathan Hill in 13/14 years Boys Advanced Qingda Sparring, Todd Flanagan-Jones in the 15 years Boys Advanced Qingda Sparring.
The youngsters who clinched medals included six-year-old Oliver Scott, who took bronze in sparring and was also a semi-finalist in patterns.