MANILA, Philippines — James De Los Santos captured his third gold medal of the year after a successful campaign in the E-Karate World Series #1, Male Shotokan Division.
The world No. 1 eKATA player edged Switzerland’s Matias Moreno Domont, the world No. 2, 25.6-24.4 in the final.
De Los Santos’ latest triumph pushed his medal tally to 39 gold medals since he started collecting in mid-2020.
His students at Maharlika Karatedo Kai of the Philippines International also won medals in their respective competitions.
Fatima A-Isha Hamsain completed a golden hat trick with wins in the U16 and U18 women’s eKATA division and the U15 women’s eKumite.
Her teammate Christina Colonia settled for the U18 silver medal with Hamsain taking the final 24.4-23.5.
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