The 2022 Pan American Karate Championships concluded in Curacao with a festivity of the numerous values of Karate. The United States finished on top of the order table of the event that culminated in the new lords and queens of the sport in the Americas.
The final day of the competition put platoon competition and para-Karate disciplines in the limelight.
The Karate Star Yorgelis Salazar demonstrated that he was in fantastic form as the recently- placarded international champion led Venezuela to take the title in the womanish Team Kumite. Salazar and Olympian Claudymar Garces were the leaders of the Venezuelan platoon to take the international crown after defeating Brazil in the final 2- 1.
The title of men’s team Kumite was claimed by Chile. The team with World Crown runner-up Fabian Huaiquiman and international tableware quarterfinalist Rodrigo Rojas in the line-up beat the Dominican Republic in the final.
The crowns in the Team Kata orders went to Colombia and Peru. In womanish Team Kata, the Peruvian side with Rosa Almarza, Karlen Salcedo, and Maria Romani in the lineup overpowered Brazil in the final.
Meanwhile, Colombia claimed the gold medal in manly Team Kata as the team formed by Alejandro Diaz, Samuel Giraldo, and Alejandro Ramirez defeated Peru in the final.
The new international titleholders, inPara-Karate, also culminated on the final day of competition in Curacao. Paula Silva of Brazil won the title in Eyeless/Visually Disabled Woman, while Jose Roberto Gonzalez of Mexico claimed the crown in Eyeless/Visually Disabled Joker.
The gold orders in Intellectually Bloodied went to Natalie Olson of Canada, and Kevin Rodriguez of the United States.
The new international titleholders in wheelchair druggies are Darien Paula Ulloa of Chile and Tomas Ojeda of Argentina.
The United States outgunned the final order table with a census of seven orders, including four gold. Venezuela and Brazil also claimed meritorious performances with 11 and 12 orders independently.
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