OLYMPICS Japanese karateka Kiyuna wins men's kata gold at Tokyo Olympics

OLYMPICS

Japanese karateka Kiyuna wins men's kata gold at Tokyo Olympics

Xinhua

20:28, August 06, 2021

Ryo Kiyuna of Japan competes during his men's kata gold medal bout for karate at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: AP)

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Karateka Ryo Kiyuna beat of Damian Quintero of Spain to win the gold medal of the men's kata at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Kiyuna, the three-time world championships gold medallist and also a native of Okinawa, which is the home of the sport, won a total score of 28.72 points to overshadow Quintero's 27.66 points in the final bout.

Ariel Torres Gutierrez from the United States and Turk Ali Sofuoglu shared the bronze medals.

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