LILY-ROSE NOLET WINS SILVER AT HER FIRST KARATE 1 EVENT IN CAIRO
Lily-Rose Nolet wins silver at her first Karate 1 event in Cairo
The 18-year-old athlete makes a grand entrance in the Senior division.
June 14th, 2022 – On June 10-12, the World Karate Federation was holding a Karate 1 Series A event in Cairo, Egypt. At the event, young Canadian athlete Lily-Rose Nolet from Gatineau was able to achieve a podium finish with a silver. This result propelled her to into the world ranking to the 56th position in her category.
At just 18-year-old, this is the first year in the Senior division for Lily-Rose. She had just had her first international senior experience at the Pan American Championship on May 26-28, where she did not reach the medal rounds, despite an impressive performance. The Karate 1 Series A Cairo 2022 was her first worldwide senior tournament.
Despite facing experienced athletes, she did not succumb to the pressure and maintained a perfect course all the way to the final, scoring a total of 14 points in the eliminations, while her opponents didn’t score once on her.
Lily-Rose Nolet defeated Algeria first with a final score of 6-0, then Germany 2-0, Luxembourg 3-0 and Egypt 3-0. She then faced another opponent from Egypt in finals, resulting in a 3-0 loss. She placed 2nd in her 32-athlete category. The Karate 1 Series A Cairo 2022 event regrouped 878 athletes from 70 countries which competed over a 3-day period.
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