Italy, Japan Top Leaderboard at World Karate Championships

WKF Italy Kumite
Italy lead the overall medal count while Japan took home the most golds as the final day of the 2021 World Karate Championships concluded in Dubai, Sunday. The Italians starched Serbia 3-0 in the finals of the men's team kumite event giving them nine medals for the tournament. Meanwhile, Japan took both the men's and women's team kata competitions with each squad performing the unsu form. Japan ended up bringing home a total of four championships on the week.

Egypt proved themselves a force to be reckoned with in women's kumite as they claimed the team title with a 2-1 win over France in the finals. The Egyptians also lead the way in the para-karate finals on Sunday taking three gold medals there.

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