Samboy Lim daughter strikes gold, leads Karate Pilipinas in Turkey tilt | Inquirer Sports

Samboy Lim daughter strikes gold, leads Karate Pilipinas in Turkey tilt

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:33 PM October 17, 2019

Photo from Karate Pilipinas

MANILA, Philippines—Jamie Berberabe-Lim led the Philippines to an eight-medal haul in the 2019 Amatör Spor Haftasi Karate Championship in Sakarya, Turkey on Oct. 13.

Lim , the daughter of PBA legend Samboy Lim and former Pag-Ibig Fund CEO Darlene Berberabe, had masterful 8-0 victory against her Turkish opponent in the finals of the senior female -68 kg kumite.

Karate Pilipinas is also finishing up its two-month training camp in Turkey under the leadership of Okay Arpa, a former European and world champion and was once the head coach of the Turkish national team.

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Other Filipinos to claim hardware in the tournament are Tacay siblings Rexor and Miyuk, who took silver in the senior male -67 kg kumite and senior female -61 kg kumite, respectively.

Ivan Agustin was the other silver medalist for the Philippines, taking the runner-up spot in the senior male -75 kg kumite.

Mae Soriano (senior female -55 kg kumite), Engene Dagohoy (senior male -84 kg kumite), Prince Alejo (senior male -67 kg kumite) and Sharief Afif (senior male -75 kg kumite) rounded out the Philippines’ medal haul with bronze medals in their respective divisions.

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