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James De los Santos wins 18th gold medal

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 09:34 PM October 31, 2020
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MANILA, Philippines—James De Los Santos’ gold rush isn’t stopping.

The Filipino karateka bagged his 18th international gold medal when he beat Brazil’s Murillo Alves (3-0) in the finals of the Pune Open India Karate e-Tournament Saturday.

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This is De Los Santos’ second gold medal after he toppled Portugal’s Eduardo Garcia atop the e-Kata Individual Male Seniors rankings.

As of posting time, De Los Santos has amassed 9,355 points, 780 more than Garcia’s 8,575.

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Apart from De Los Santos, his students Fatima Hamsain and Christina Colonia at Maharlika Karatedo Kai of the Philippines International also won bronze medals in the under-15 Female eKata division.

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