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Two Top-10 Finishes in Hamburg for Canadian Karateka

September 26, 2016

Over the weekend, Canadian Senior National Team Roster members were in Hamburg for the German Open K-1 Championships, which were held from September 23rd-25th. The Canadian delegation included 23 athletes, accompanied by three coaches and three officials. A total of 1172 athletes from 273 clubs around the world competed in this event. Two of our athletes earned top 10 finishes in Hamburg: Camélie Boisvenue placed 9th in the women’s kumite +68kg division, while Daniel Gaysinsky placed 7th in the men’s kumite +84kg division. This weekend event saw a number of spirited performances on the part of Canadian athletes; the tournament constitutes an important step in the lead-up to the Senior World Championships, which will occur next month in Linz, Austria. (For full results, click here.)