Fresno woman wins U.S. title, advances to World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

The Fresno BeeJuly 2, 2014 

Fresno’s Noreen Thackrey advanced to the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships after capturing a national title Wednesday in San Jose.

Thackrey won gold in the Poomsae Senior Masters’ Division. The 63-year-old scored 6.09 on Pyung-won and Ko-ryo.

She will seek her third consecutive title at the World Championships, scheduled this year for Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

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