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Top 9 for Julia MacLean in Bulgaria Youth K-1

June 01, 2018

Canada’s Junior National Karate Team was well-represented in Sofia, Bulgaria, this past weekend, as they took part in the first WKF Youth League K1 tournament, accompanied by Coach Pam Ross. The event was attended by almost two thousand young athletes. Notable Canadian performances include Julia MacLean (Junior F -59kg), who won her first match in repechage after losing to the eventual silver medalist, finishing in 9th place, Yamina Lahyanssa (Junior F -53kg), who won her first match before losing to the European champion, and Tyler Berretta (Junior M -68kg) who won his first two matches. Next up: the Youth Olympic Games Qualification tournament taking place in Umag, Croatia, on June 29th and 30th.

For full results of the event please click here.