COLUMBUS -- Chris Lengyel of Newcomerstown participated in the 2012 Arnold Classics March 3 in Columbus.
He is the son of James and Christina Lengyel of Newcomerstown, who owns the Rising Sun Black Belt Academy in Newcomerstown.
In the first 30 seconds of the match, he broke the opponent's nose and the fight was stopped by the referee.
Chris walked away winning the gold medal.
He has studied martial arts for eight years under his father. He is now helping operate the karate school under his father's guidance.
To learn more about karate in Newcomerstown, call 492-1570.