A total of 6 athletes from three member countries of Centro Caribe Sports will compete in the Premier Karate League in Cairo, capital of Egypt, from January 27th to 29th at the International Stadium.
Curaçao, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, are the member nations of our organization that will be on the tatami of the second event of 2023 of the International Karate Federation. The Series A was held in Athens, Greece, from the 13th to the 15th of this year.
There are 382 athletes from 58 nations registered in the competition, where karateka from other countries of America represent the continent, such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Peru and the United States.
Below is the list of Centro Caribe Sports member countries and their athletes who will compete in the Premier Karate League in Cairo:
Curaçao – Rob Timmermans, kumite +84kg.
Puerto Rico – Janessa Fonseca, kumite -61kg.
Venezuela – Andrea Armada Ruiz y Jeffersont Ortiz Aquino, both in Kata, Yorgelis Salazar, kumite -50kg; y Marianth Cuervo, kumite -68kg.
Cuervo comes from winning the silver medal in the -68kg karate of the XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games, Barranquilla 2018, being the only athlete of those who will be participating this weekend, medalist of our Games.
These athletes are expected to compete in the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games, San Salvador 2023, where the karate competition will be staged at the Palacio de los Deportes Carlos “El Famoso” Hernández, from July 5 to 7.