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Waldo RamÍRez Occupies 7Th Place In The Open Of Paris

Paris France. As of January 24, 2015 . Crédit Photo: Denis Boulanger – FFKDA. (IKKOSPORTS) – Waldo Ramirez took the seventh place in the kata specialty among 123 competitors in the Karate Do Open in Paris, starting this season with a good step towards the 2015 international events in a contest that takes place in Stade Pierre De Coubertin.

Waldo Ramirez had to face the Portuguese Pinheiro, the Belgian Giovanne and the Spaniard Damián Quintero.

This season begins with the Premier League of Karate with the record presence of 912 registered competitors from 68 countries with the presence of the best karatekas in the world.

The tournament takes place in Paris two months away from the Senior European Championships (qualifying for the European Games in June with Baku headquarters), in such a way that the best French athletes will be at the Paris Open, as well as athletes Japan, Egypt, Germany, Italy and Mexico.

The best athletes in the world, such as Giana Lofty (Egypt), Enes Erkan (Turkey), Luigi Busa (Italy), Serap Ozcelik (Turkey), Gogita Arkania (Georgia), Alizee Agier (France), Sara Cardin Someya (Japan), as well as Rafael Aghayev (Azerbaijan), who will make their return to the competition and will also be present a significant number of world medalists.

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Karate Female Team Wins Gold In The Kata Modality

Coatzacoalcos, Ver., Nov. 27 – On the first day of karate activities at the Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014, Mexico won its first gold medal through its women’s team, in the Kata specialty.

The judges awarded the five points in dispute for the national team formed by Xatzi Trujillo, Yaretzi Cuéllar and Rubí Martínez, whitening the Salvadorans, who settled for second place; The podium was completed by the triplets of Nicaragua and Guatemala.

The locals started their walk in Group B, just before El Salvador with the same result of 5-0, they later dispatched the Panamanians to join the semifinal where they gave the Guatemalan count without giving up any point.

The highest honor in this category preceded another pair of “tricolor” argentos metals, one through Trujillo, 21, who did not resist against Dominican Maria Dimitrova.

The other fell on the men’s bunch, thanks to the performance of Waldo Ramirez, who escaped the gold in his duel against the Venezuelan Antonio Diaz, who won by unanimous decision.

Results of the Veracruz 2014 karate tournament (Kata mode):

Women’s teams

O: Mexico
Q: El Salvador
B: Nicaragua and Guatemala Men’s


O: Costa Rica
Q: Nicaragua
B: Guatemala and El Salvador

Individual for women

O: Mary Diimitrova (DOM)
P: Xatzi Trujillo (MEX)
B: Elaine Martínez (VEN) and Elena Rivera (ESA)

Single manly

O: Antonio Díaz (VEN)
P: Waldo Ramírez (MEX)
B: Alejandro Paulino (PUR) and Guido Abdalla (GUA)

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Guadalupe Caballero (Mex), Logra Silver In 68 Kilos Of JCC

COATZACOALCOS, VER., 28 NOV. – In a close match, Mexican Guadalupe Caballero Xhunashi lost the final of karate this afternoon in the category of up to 68 kilograms against the Dominican Carmen Harrigan.

On the second day of karate tournament activities at the Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014, at the Centro de Convenciones of this city, the Mexican went all the way in search of giving another aura to the local delegation, but fell 0 -1.

The Dominican scored a slight difference on her opponent and with one point she got the advantage, to stay with the gold medal and leave the silver to Caballero.

Both karatekas had faced in the eliminatory round and in that morning combat, the Mexican went ahead 2-1, but could not repeat the history in the end.

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