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Sakura Kokumai - biography

Foto: instagram Sakura Kokumai, born on October 2, 1992, is an American karateka renowned for her accomplishments in various international competitions. She clinched the gold medal in the women's individual kata event at both the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, and the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, C…

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Rafael Aghayev - biography

Foto: rafaelaghayev.com   Rafael  Aghayev (Azerbaijani: Rafael A─čayev) was born on March 4, 1985, in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan SSR. He is a prominent Azerbaijani karateka with an impressive list of achievements. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, he clinched the silver medal in the men's kumite 75 kg division…

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KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE FUJAIRAH 2024 - DAY 2

Foto: wkf The second day of the 2024 Karate 1 Youth League in Fujairah, UAE, was marked by thrilling performances from young karatekas who demonstrated their skills and determination across various categories. The event celebrated youth talent, with participants from around the world showcasing their best in pursuit o…

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KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE FUJAIRAH 2024 - DAY 1

Foto: WKF In a spectacular display of talent, the opening day of the 2024 Karate 1 Youth League in Fujairah witnessed an exceptional triumph for Egyptian athletes, who secured an impressive six gold medals. The 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Fujairah marks the beginning of the season for Karate’s series of internationa…

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Karate 1 Series A Larnaca - Day 1

The opening day of the 2024 Karate 1 Series A in Larnaca, Cyprus, showcased intense competition as athletes battled through the elimination rounds in the first categories. Representatives from Japan demonstrated strength as they reached six final spots today. In the Female Kata category, Sakura Alforte of the Philip…

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Damian Quintero - biography

1984 – Damian was born at 7:05 pm on July 4th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A few years later, he moved with his family to Spain, specifically to the Andalusian city of Torremolinos. 1991 – Damian's journey in the world of Karate begins at a small dojo in Torremolinos, the Goju-Ryu Club (nowadays one of Spain'…

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Karate 1 Series A Larnaca 2024

The city of Larnaca, located in Cyprus, is set to host the second Karate 1-Series A event of the season from February 16 to 18, 2024. Following the tournament in Athens, Greece, the series of international events moves to Larnaca, where an eagerly anticipated tournament will take place at the Kition Athletic Centre. S…

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European Karate Championship Cadet, Junior & U21 Tbilisi 2024 - DAY 2

FOTO: WKF The excitement soared on the second day of the EKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships in Tbilisi, particularly during the morning session highlighting junior athletes. In the Junior Kumite Female -48 kg category, Agnes Nyman of Sweden advanced to the final after defeating Sasha Vielle of France with a con…

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Hikaru Ono - biography

Hikaru Ono  born on August 30, 1992, is a renowned Japanese karateka. She clinched the prestigious gold medal in the women's individual kata event at the 2023 World Karate Championships hosted in Budapest, Hungary. Ono boasts an impressive track record, having secured the top position twice before in the same even…

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Ryo Kiyuna training

Ryo Kiyuna born 12 July 1990 is a Japanese karateka. He won the gold medal in the men's kata event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.He is also a three-time gold medalist in the men's kata event at the World Karate Championships and a two-time gold medalist in the men's team kata event, alongside…

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