Japan finished the event in Okinawa in style with seven gold medals on the final day ©Xavier Servolle/WKF


Austria's Alisa Buchinger topped the podium in the women's under 68kg event ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

European champion Alisa Buchinger proved too strong for Japan’s Kayo Someya to clinch gold ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

Azerbaijan's Shahin Atamov lost a tense men's over 84kg final to Sajad Ganjzadeh of Iran ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

Japan put in a ruthless performance to finish top of the medals table ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

The men's team kata event provided one of the highlights of the final day ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

Valeria Kumizaki was one of two Brazilian gold medallists on the final day ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

Japan's Ryutaro Araga reigned supreme in the men's under 84kg competition ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

The hosts also took the men's team kata honours with a fine display ©Xavier Servolle/WKF

The prize which was on offer for those competing at the Karate1 Premier League event in Okinawa ©Xavier Servolle/WKF