Saudi Arabia's Tareg Hamedi showed exactly why many are tipping him for greatness as he secured his first-ever Karate1 Premier League gold medal as hosts Japan dominated the final event of the 2016 series in Okinawa.
World champion Kiyuna leads home Japanese clean sweep on opening day of WKF Karate1 Premier League finale in Okinawa
Reigning world champion Ryo Kiyuna justified his billing as the red-hot favourite in the men’s kata competition by securing his second gold medal of the Karate1 Premier League season on home soil in Okinawa.
The Karate1 Premier League season reaches its climax this weekend with the final event of the year in Okinawa, Japan.
Around 200 of the world’s top karatekas are due to compete here over the weekend during the final World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season.