Jamie Lim crashes out of Asian Video games karate quarterfinal2 min read

Jamie Christine Lim (left) in the Asian Games karate competition.

Jamie Christine Lim (left) within the Asian Video games karate competitors. –POOL PHOTO

HANGZHOU, China—Jamie Christine Lim couldn’t maintain an earlier victory and yielded to a two-time Asian champion from Kazakhstan within the karate competitions of the nineteenth Asian Video games.

The 22-year-old Assel Kanay scored a yuko on Lim for a 1-0 triumph within the ladies’s kumite -61kg division, ushering the Filipino out of the quarterfinals on Friday on the Linping Sports activities Centre Gymnasium right here.

Lim, a two-time Southeast Asian Video games gold medalist and one-time Asian championship silver performer, began off on the correct foot by overwhelming Zulkhumor Tursunalieva of Uzbekistan within the spherical of 16.

To this point, Filipino karatekas have contributed to the nation’s medal tally by choosing up a bronze courtesy of Filipino-Japanese Sakura Alforte within the ladies’s particular person kata.

There’s nonetheless hope for them to climb the rostrum when World Video games champion Junna Tsukii closes out the Philippine marketing campaign in these Video games on Sunday.

Tsukii, who settled for a silver medal within the Cambodia Southeast Asian Video games early this yr shrouded in controversy, is hard-pressed to bounce again beginning together with her spherical of 16 face-off with Cambodia’s Srey Phea Chonn within the ladies’s -50kg kumite.

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