March 5, 2021

Four golds of Spain in kata in the European karate

Four golds of Spain in kata in the European karate

Four options of title had and all took them to Spain. In the European karate, in the modality of kata, which is to go basting a sequence of movements in which counts the technique, power, accuracy … the male and female teams have joined Sandra Sánchez and Damián Quintero , that on Saturday they had won the gold in the modality of individual. For them two was the fifth consecutive, they are a reference, and he even has a sixth.

And the teams gave their best to achieve the full. First, the boys, Sergio Galán, Pepe Carbonell and Francisco José Salazar, Fran, who retired and therefore wept at the top of the podium, were able with Turkey in a very tight final and revalidated the title they have held since 2017. Shortly after, Lidia Rodríguez, Marta Vega and Raquel Roy managed to dethrone the champions, Italy, with a perfect exercise, very celebrated by the public that went to Guadalajara.

Spain was the local team, did not let itself be carried away by the pressure and showed that it is a continental power. In mind are the next Tokyo Olympics next year, where the level of demand increases when entering teams like Japan. And the fight is that this sport remains Olympic, since Paris has excluded it for the appointment of 2024, decision that has to ratify the International Olympic Committee. In its place could breakdance. Amazing.


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