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Record Number of Canadian Officials at the Senior Pan Ams

May 29, 2017

Karate Canada wishes to salute the dedication of our Canadian Referees who recently officiated at the 31st Senior Pan American Karate Championships in Willemstad, Curacao. A record number of 16 officials attended the event, 7 of them participated in the referee course to update their license and many were selected to officiate during the final rounds of the competition. Our sincere congratulations to:

• Djibril Ba, completed Kumite Judge C
• Aristhène Clairmeus
• Thomas De Freyman, completed Kumite Referee B
• Yoshie Furumoto, completed Kumite Referee B
• Jean-Pierre Gendron
• Andreas Kuntze, completed Kumite Referee B
• Don Mazerolle
• Yogen Mungroosing, completed Kumite Referee B
• Rosella Ng, completed Kumite Judge B & Kata Judge B
• François Persico
• André Pronovost
• Derek J. Ryan
• Jean-Marc Somma
• Yaro Tarana
• Michael Wai-Song
• Valentyna Zolotarova, completed Kumite Referee A