Justin Sangster : Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

Justin Sangster

Taekwondo & Rugby

Justin is currently in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Supply Chain Management and Electronic Business. Justin won the Taekwondo New Zealand Open in 2016 in the open weight/open age division. In this tournament he was also selected as fighter of the tournament. Following this tournament, Justin has reduced his involvement in Taekwondo as travel to and from training in Tauranga started to hinder other areas of his education/sport. Justin started playing rugby for Aquinas College and now plays for the Waikato University Rugby club where he is also captain and was selected as Player of the Year for 2017. He was selected for the Waikato U19 team in 2015 and recently selected for the Waikato Development Squad in 2017. Justin also had the opportunity to travel abroad for the B semester of 2017 where he played rugby at Rowan University. He was selected as captain for the mid-atlantic division conference team as well. Post-graduation Justin wants to get into the logistics business with the goal of owning his own business one day.

Achievements

Selection into Waikato U19 Team - 10/03/2016
Selected to be part of the 2015 Waikato U19 team to compete at the Jock Hobbs memorial national rugby tournament held in Taupo. Placed second in the tournament, losing to Canterbury in the final.
Gold at TNZ Open 2016/Fighter of the Tournament - 19/03/2016

Gold in the Men's Open Weight Open Age Black Belt Division at the 2016 TNZ Open held in Rotorua. TNZ Open is an international taekwondo tournament with oceania participants which lead to selection into New Zealand representative teams. Was also named fighter of the tournament.

W.U.R.F.C Premier A Player of the Year - 20/07/2017

Waikato University Rugby Football Club Player of the Year for 2017

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