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JR PKF Results

Sept. 02, 2014, 12:54 p.m. (ET)

Junior PKF Championships Wrap Up


Team USA sent 74 athletes to the Pan American Karate Federation Junior & Cadet Championships in Lima, Peru this past weekend August 28-30. We are proud to announce that our Junior National Team athletes produced 24 medals over the three days of competition. In 2013 Team USA was 5th in the medal count with 3 GOLD, 10 Silver, and 16 Bronze medals. This year Team USA was in 4th place for the overall medal count after a four-way tie for 2nd had to be broken. The final 2014 medal count was 7 GOLD, 5 Silver, and 12 Bronze!! Congratulations to the USA Karate Junior National Team and a huge thank you to all of the coaches, officials, team leaders, and supporters that made the trip to Peru to support these wonderful athletes!

Gold Medalists
Kacie Pou - Cadet Female Kumite +54 Kg
Kiel Hicks - Junior Male Kata
JIKC (Randy Miyoga, Darryl Tsutsui Jr, Jaron Goo) - Cadet and Junior Male Team Kata
Zoe Meszaro - U14 Female Kata
Zachary Gaona - U14 Male Kata 
Kevin Stevens - U14 Male Kumite -50 Kg
Joane Orbon - U21 Female Kumite -61 Kg
 Silver Medalists
Christopher Penna - Cadet Male Kumite -63 Kg 
Carly Swanson - U14 Female Kumite -40 Kg
Marina Kane - U14 Female Kumite -45 Kg
Vienna Krumwiede - U21 Female Kumite -61 Kg
Jesus Costa - U21 Male Kumite -67 Kg 
Bronze Medalists
Thomas Hsieh - Cadet Male Kata 
 Jennifer Robinson - Cadet Female Kumite -54 Kg
Max Segal - Cadet Male Kumite -70 Kg 
Dany Cabello - Junior Male Kumite -55 Kg
Kamran Madani - Junior Male Kumite -76 Kg
Erick Lamelas - Junior Male Kumite +76 Kg
Benjamin Harrison - Junior Male Kumite +76 Kg 
Trinity Allen - U14 Female Kumite +45 Kg 
Aaron Kaneda - U14 Male Kumite -40 Kg
Izumi Shimanouchi - U21 Female Kata
Izumi Shimanouchi - U21 Female Kumite -55 Kg
Callum Glancy - U21 Male Kumite +84 Kg 
5th Place
Chandler Ury - Cadet Female Kumite -47 Kg
Cirrus Lingl - Cadet Male Kumite +54 Kg 
Kameo Quenga - Junior Female Kata
Rachel-Ann Gallardo - Junior Female Kumite -59 Kg
Taylor Wood - Junior Female Kumite +59 Kg
Cesar Colunga - Junior Male Kumite -68 Kg
Team USA - U21 Female Team Kumite
Kaitlain Gilmour - U14 Female Kumite +45 Kg
Izel Castillo - U14 Female Kumite -40 Kg
Zachary Kelly - U14 Male Kumite -40 Kg
Ivan Fernandez - U14 Male Kumite -45 Kg
Perry Ross - U21 Female Kumite -55 Kg
Nicole Cimadevilla - U21 Female Kumite +68 Kg
Joane Orbon - U21 Female Kumite Open Weight
Elvis Ramic - U21 Female Kumite -60 Kg


Related Athletes

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Zoe Meszaro

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Kevin Stevens

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Joane Orbon

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Jesus Costa

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Kamran Madani

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Erick Lamelas

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Benjamin Harrison

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Chandler Ury

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Taylor Wood