Lim looking forward to karate surprises | Philstar Network

Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation president Ricky Lim said yesterday that he expects kumite specialists Junna Tsukii and Jamie Lim to win gold at the Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, adding that the national team of 18 karate athletes will bring “some surprises”During the match at Ninh Binh Arena from May 18th to 20th. Lim is now in Hanoi, staying at the Hyatt Regency headquarters with the POC/PSC delegation.Karate fighter leaves Manila for Vietnam on Sunday.

The Philippines won 2 golds, 1 silver and 9 bronzes at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, including 13 golds. In Hanoi, 15 gold medals will be up for grabs as organizers add men’s and women’s teams. The national team of 11 men and 7 women will compete in 14 events, the women’s will drop +68Group of hands. In kata, the competitors are Joco Vasquez, Jeremy Nopre, Rebecca Torres, Nicole Dantes, Sarah Pangilinan, Naoki Alforte and Felix Calipusan. Vasquez and Torres will compete in individual events. Others will participate in team activities. Torres goes into individual and team. In the individual hand-to-hand competition, the women were Tsukii (-50 kg), Mae Soriano (-55 kg), Lim (-61 kg) and Remon Misu (-68 kg), while the men were Jayson Macaalay (-60 kg), John Manantan (-67 kg), Prince Alejo (-76 kg) and Ivan Agustin (-84 kg).Additionally, Alwyn Batican, Oliver Manalac and Eugene Dagohoy will team upgroup of hands.

Lin said forming a hand team is a tricky thing because its Open Weight Competition. “you fight depends on what order you put down,” He said. “For men,s 1-5 players, women 1-3.sos 1 to 1, 2 to 2, etc.. Medyo swerte din by Disk Coach.Usually other countries bring individual players and all the big names to team events, but because weLimited budget, we only use the same players in individual events. “

Two 2019 medalists are missing from the lineupJoane Orbon wins bronze in women’s -61kgs kumite and Norman Montalvo win silver in men’s -55kggroup of hands. “Joane isn’t fully committed to her work now, so we had to decide to drop her, but we have Remon, Fil-Japanese who won a bronze medal at the recent Asian Championships,” Lin says. “As for Norman, he is now a full-time strength and conditioning coach. ” Turkey coach Okay Arpa said hes Aim for at least three gold medals. Tsukii and Lim are under pressure to show them the way. Yuejing, 30, is ranked 4th in the world in weight class, and Lin is ranked 21st in the world at 24.The team is now doing bubble training at the Joy Nostalg Hotel and Suites in Ortigas, Pasig.


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