MEDALS HAUL BY INDIA CONTINGENT AT THE 12TH KOREA OPEN INTERNATIONAL KARATE-DO CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Bangalore : The Indian contingent led by Renshi R Ganesan of Ken-Ei-Mabuni Shito-Ryu Karate School of India, Bangalore had a record haul of 18 medals (3 Golds, 5 Silvers & 10 Bronze) at the recently held The 12th Korea Open International Karate-do Championships at Busan Korea between June 7th to 12th, 2019.
The 19 member team (including coach & support staff) had its most successful tournament in recent times. Team members aged between 9 to Veterans participated in the tournament that was attended by 13 other countries.
Speaking on this achievement Renshi R Ganesan, “This is a momentous occasion for us, the hard work and sacrifice put in by the team has paid off handsomely. We have no doubt that this is just the beginning of many more laurels to be won by the athletes. It is a proud moment for me personally to achieve so many medals in a very competitive world tournament. It is also heartening to see that a sport like Karate has been supported by our Government.
List of medal winners are enclosed below:
Name Category Kata Kumite Team Kata
Ganesh Raman Veteran – Male Gold Gold
S Chandrashekar Veteran – Male Silver
Tanush Donthineni 10 years – Male Silver Bronze
B Swara Bopanna Junior – Female Silver Silver
Tanvir Aditya Bayi 13 years – Male Bronze
Priyanshi Sharma 11 years – Female Bronze Bronze
M R Raswanth Junior – Male Bronze
B Samrudh Thammaiah 13 years – Male Silver
Parghavi Velayudham Cadet – Female Bronze Silver
Pranav V H 11 years – Male Gold Bronze
Shreyas 9 years – Male Bronze Bronze
Adarsh Choudhary 9 years – Male Bronze
List of Coaches:
Renshi R Ganesan – Head Coach Renshi S Pushpa – Coach
Renshi S Chandrasekhar – Coach Sensei Ramya E N – Coach
About Ken-Ei-Mabuni Shito-Ryu Karate School of India: Ken-Ei-Mabuni Shito-Ryu is one of the oldest Karate school in India established in the year 1986 with branches spread across major Indian cities. The School follows Shito-Ryu style of Karate which is one of the largely followed and recognized Karate style worldwide. KMKSI is associated with many of the leading Educational institutions in Bangalore and have over 7000 students across Karnataka. The School has produced many numbers of National and state Level Medal winners over last 3 decades of its existence.