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4 more karate gold for Bajans

RIA GOODMAN, riagoodman@nationnews.com

Added 18 August 2018

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Barbados’ Robert Chase standing while he holds onto Martin King’s hand during their demonstration after they were crowned winners in the men’s 50-plus Enbu segment. (Picture by Reco Moore.)

Barbados collected four more gold medals at the International Karate Daigaku World Cup at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Saturday.

Competing in the team enbu segment in front of a home crowd, they gained medals in both the Male and Female 12-15 divisions, the Male 20-39 category and the Female 50-plus competition.

Barbados’ medal count stands at seven gold, having gained three on Day 1.

Team captain Corey Greaves said the team took time to prepare for the enbu category.

“Barbados did very well. We got four gold, and loud applause from the audience as well, because, unlike the restrictions of the strict karate moves, enbu allows you to express yourself with a bit more flair,” he said.

The Female 12-15 division saw a close competition between Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana, which finished in that order, each separated from the other by a mere 0.1. (RG)

Please read the full story in the Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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