Kata results of the 1st Provincial Kyokushin Karate Tournament

Here are the results of the kata events in the 1st Provincial Kyokushin Karate Tournament held on May 02 – 03 at the PNG IPA hall at Waigani. Competitors were fielded according to their ranking and only Kyokushin katas were allowed.

Ezra Bobola performing Pinan Sono San. Picture by Daniel Potuku.
Ezra Bobola performing Pinan Sono San. Picture by Daniel Potuku.

Male 10th – 9th Kyu Kata

  • 1st place – Hilary George (Lafi Dojo)
  • 2nd place – Frank Boga ( Erima Dojo)
  • 3rd place – Mayson Inu (Erima Dojo)

Male 8th – 7th Kyu Kata

  • 1st place – Billy Tongia (Erima Dojo)
  • 2nd place – Ken Langa (PNG MOKKA)
  • 3rd place – Brian Tongia (Erima Dojo)

Male 6th – 5th Kyu Kata

  • 1st place – Bernard Sinai (PNG MOKKA)
  • 2nd place – Peter Awa (Erima Dojo)
  • 3rd place – Ezra Bobola (Erima Dojo)

Female Kyu Kata 8th – 6th Kyu

  • 1st place – Natalie Soari (Erima Dojo)
  • 2nd place – Andriela Soari (Erima Dojo)

The Kata Competition was according to the belt ranking of competitors. It was a new introduction to our tournaments in the country . After this event we hope to see competitors/students perfect their katas for future events.

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