James De Los Santos wins 32nd eKata gold medal this year
MANILA, Philippines—James De Los Santos bagged his 32nd gold medal of the year after his triumph in the Okinawa eTournament World Series #5 where he defeated world no.7 Abdellatif Choukri of Morocco in the finals.
De Los Santos, the no.1 eKata practitioner in the world, edged out Choukri 25.14-24.06 in the finals, marking his 68th total gold medal since he started competing virtually in 2020.
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“Just a few more to go! Keep moving forward!” posted De Los Santos on Instagram.
As of posting time, De Los Santos has racked up 33,505.00 total points since he began his campaign in mid-2020.
Switzerland’s Matias Moreno Domont is at a distant second with 18,115.00 points and Alfredo Bustamante of the United States is at third with 15,245.00 points.