The Philippines’ karate champion Junna Tsukii has won her second gold medal of the season in the Karate 1 Premier League in Cairo, Egypt.
Tsukii defeated hometown bet Areeg Rashed, 2-1, in the finals of the female kumite -55kg event held on September 5, 2021.
In the preliminaries, the Filipino-Japanese karateka ousted foes Yorgelis Salazar of Venezuela and Aleksandra Grujic of Austria en route to a gold podium finish.
The 29-year-old national athlete claimed her first-ever gold in the Karate 1 Premier League in Lisbon, Portugal in May.
The Karate 1 Premier League is the most important league event in the world of karate.
The next leg of the tournament series is slated in Moscow from October 1 to 3.
Junna Tsukii is currently at the 7th rank overall in the Kumite -50kg division in the latest World Karate Federations (WKF) ranking.
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