WUKF Afro-Asia Challenge Online Championships, 31 Jan 2021

The Shotokan-ZA Team have been participating in online karate competitions, since Sep 2020, due to the physical restraints COVID-19 has placed on live competitions.

We kicked of our team training early Jan 2021 in preparation for the WUKF Afro-Asia Challenge Online Championships, which took place on 31 Jan 2021. Shotokan-ZA entered 17 competitors and of our 17 competitors, 7 placed in the top 10 and 7 took podium spots. Despite this not being a medal event, Our South African team placed 3rd on the 10 Afro-Asia country log.

Congratulations again to our competitors who placed as follows:
– 🥇Stefan Shönborn (Samurai Dojo, Krugersdorp)
– 🥇Michelle Botes(Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥇Debbie Schoombee(Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥈Danelle Botes(Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥈Albert Mouton (Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥈Petra Smit (Roodekrans Karate, Roodepoort)
– 🥉Musa Zando (Luiperds Karate Club, Silverton)
– Shahir Sewmohan 4th (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
РSharl̩ Vermaak 4th (Roodekrans Karate, Roodepoort)
– Deven Morrison 5th (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
– Nico Jacobs 5th (Makoto Ryu, Rayton)
– Hinal Vallabh 6th (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
– Alexander McDermott 7th (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
– Damian Janse van Rensburg 10th (Roodekrans Karate, Roodepoort)