The PNG Karate-do Federation concluded their seventh PNG Open Karate Titles over the weekend.
Athletes were in brilliant form in their respective categories as they went showcasing their talent. A final 31 member squad will be named for the 2015 Pacific Games.
The 7th PNG Open Karate Titles is an important meet for the PNG Karate-Do Federation.
The meet was an opportunity for the athletes, to impress their coaching staff for a spot for the 2015 Pacific Games.
In the children male Kata, Brian Tongia pocketed gold, while Marc Colin Mari took the silver. Both players are in under eleven division.
In the female under eleven Kata division, Kate Malawak swept gold, while Elizabeth Stanley went trailing with Silver.
In the Senior male and female division, all athletes proved their worthiness both in Kata and Kumite.
The selection team will go through the final process, including past events the athletes undertook, both nationally and internationally, as well as the train- on Camp to decide who makes the team.
All in all, Rock Shotokan Karate Budokai topped the overall medal tally, followed by Port Moresby Kyokushin Karate, Space Christian Karate, Popondetta Shotokan Karate, Kavieng Kyokushin Karate, Shaolin Kungfu. Jiwaka Shotokan Karate and TKU Shotokan Karate.
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