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US Open Karate Championship : India bags 11 medals including 3 Gold

http://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/7th-KWF-World-Karate2-1.jpghttp://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/7th-KWF-World-Karate2-1.jpghttp://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/7th-KWF-World-Karate2-1.jpghttp://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/7th-KWF-World-Karate2-1.jpgUS Open Karate Championship : India bags 11 medals including 3 Gold

Karate players have done exceptionally well to scoop 11 medals in US Open Karate Championship 2017 including 3 Golds, 2 Silvers & 6 Bronze.

2374 participants from 42 countries took part in the prestigious tournament for Karate.

The Indian team, led by Sensei Yashpal Singh Kalsi, a world-renowned martial artist from Gurugram won the Bronze medal this time continuing his good form from 2016 Championship where he bagged Gold .

The team was selected and approved by Karate Association of India, which is the only, recognized national Karate body, General Secretary of the association, Bharat Sharma had wished the team good luck for the Championship.

Excited by this performance Sensei Yashpal Singh Kalsi said, “I am extremely proud of Indian team, it’s a fantastic feeling to win medal for our country, I am sure this will inspire more people back in India”.

US Open karate Championship

Karate is included in 2020 Olympics & this performance will come as a boost for the Olympics preparation ! karate, no doubt can be a medal prospective sport for India.

Indian Medal Winners in US Open karate Championship :

Player Kata Kumite
Shaifali Agarwal GOLD SILVER
Abhishek Sengupta GOLD SILVER
Yashpal Singh Kalsi BRONZE
Rantej Singh BRONZE BRONZE
Harcharan Singh Chowhan BRONZE BRONZE
Team Kata Event (18 years to 35 years) :
1.Shaifali Agarwal
2.Harcharan Singh
3.Chowhan,Abhishek Sengupta
GOLD
Team Kata event (35 to 44 years advance) :
1.Yaspal Singh
2.Rantej Singh
3.Davinder Virdi
BRONZE

Kumite (組手) literally translated means “grappling hands”.

kata are executed as a specified series of a variety of moves, with stepping and turning, while attempting to maintain perfect form

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