James De Los Santos bags another eKATA gold
MANILA, Philippines—James De Los Santos and his students continued to collect medals after a successful run in the Budva Winner-Aria Cup #1 eTournament.
It was a tight contest for the gold medal but De Los Santos edged Alfredo Bustamante 24.9-24.6 in the final for his fifth gold medal of 2021.
De Los Santos, the no.1 eKATA player in the world, has now amassed a total 41 gold medals in the virtual tournament.
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His students at Maharlika Karatedo Kai of the Philippines International also collected medals of their own.
Fatima A-Isha Hamsan ruled the eKATA Individual Female U16 division with a 24-23.4 win over Latvia’s Jelizaveta Vasiljeva in the final.
Christina Karen Colonia settled for the silver medal in the U18 division with a narrow 23-22.7 loss to Germany’s Lea Gomolka.