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Thrilling Final Day Wraps Up Memorable 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

2024-07-01

Thrilling Final Day Wraps Up Memorable 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

The final day of the 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec, Croatia, showcased the talents of young karatekas in the U14 categories and put a golden finishing touch to a memorable event. Here’s a detailed look at the winners of each category.

U14 Kata Female: Neda Beljkas of Montenegro Wins Gold

Neda Beljkas from Montenegro clinched the gold in the U14 Kata Female category. She edged out Maja-Mari Pisnik of Slovenia with a score of 23.50 to 23.40 in a closely contested final.  

 

 U14 Kata Male: Hugo Gonzalez of Spain Takes All-Spain Final

Hugo Gonzalez of Spain emerged victorious in the U14 Kata Male category. He delivered an exceptional performance, defeating his compatriot Braulio Castro with a score of 25.00 to 24.00.  

 

U14 Kumite Female -42 kg: Arina Nikonova of Latvia Claims Crown

In the U14 Kumite Female -42 kg category, Arina Nikonova from Latvia triumphed over Marharyta Koliada of Ukraine with a score of 4-2.  

 

U14 Kumite Female -47 kg: Helmy Elsakka Habiba  Takes One More Gold For Egypt

Helmy Elsakka Habiba of Egypt won the U14 Kumite Female -47 kg category. She faced a tough opponent in Daria Bolintiru of Romania, ultimately prevailing with a 4-3 victory.  

 

U14 Kumite Female -52 kg: Bianca Popescu of Romania Takes Title

Romania's Bianca Popescu took home the gold in the U14 Kumite Female -52 kg category. She defeated Mariam Mollaieva of Ukraine with a solid 2-0 score.

 

U14 Kumite Female 52+ kg: Diana Popova Opens Successful Day for Ukraine

Diana Popova from Ukraine dominated the U14 Kumite Female 52+ kg category, defeating Paula Ginés of Spain 4-0.  

 

U14 Kumite Male +55 kg: Dmytro Mitin of Ukraine Wins One More Gold for Ukraine

Dmytro Mitin of Ukraine won the U14 Kumite Male +55 kg category by defeating Métis Pillant of France 3-1. Mitin's victory continued the successful day for the Ukrainian delegation.

 

U14 Kumite Male -40 kg: Akim Starikov Adds One More Gold to Ukraine’s Success

Akim Starikov of Ukraine emerged victorious in the U14 Kumite Male -40 kg category, beating Akim Starikov of Moldova 2-0.

 

U14 Kumite Male -45 kg: Oleksii Nesterenko Prevails

Oleksii Nesterenko from Ukraine claimed the gold in the U14 Kumite Male -45 kg category, defeating fellow Ukrainian Ivan Matsenko with a score of 2-0. Nesterenko's triumph continued the impressive performance of Ukrainian athletes.

 

U14 Kumite Male -50 kg: Veselin Skataric of Montenegro Takes Gold

In the U14 Kumite Male -50 kg category, Veselin Skataric of Montenegro triumphed over Aaron Kaewborisut of the Netherlands with an impressive 6-1 victory.  

 

  U14 Kumite Male -55 kg: Maksym Boiko Completes Outstanding Day for Ukraine

Maksym Boiko from Ukraine secured the gold in the U14 Kumite Male -55 kg category, defeating Dusan Simikic of Bosnia and Herzegovina 4-1.

 

The final day of the 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Pore? was a testament to the dedication and talent of these young athletes. As the event brilliantly concluded in Porec, karate’s massive series of events for youngsters travels to Cancun (Mexico) where the fourth event of the season will be held from August 8 to 11.

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2024 KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE POREC

(Pictures: Croatian Karate Union)