EIGHT members of Wombwell's Combat Academy returned from Italy with an impressive 12-medal haul.

The team competed in the first Unified World Martial Arts Championships over four days in Tuscany, Italy.

The impressive haul consisted of five gold, two silver and five bronze medals from various disciplines including kickboxing, K1 and Thai boxing.

The full team were: Zak Hamshaw, 13, from Darfield, Tommy Crossland, 14, from Wilthorpe, Brogan Knaggs, 13, from Shafton, Lewis Tighe, 14, from Lundwood, Lucy Unijat, 12, from Brampton, Jamie Clarke, 18, from Ardsley and Sonny Greaves, nine, from Manvers.