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Malaysian karateka C. Shahmalarani claims gold in the World Karate Federation (WKF) Series A (K1) International Karate Championships, at Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 20, 2022. — Picture by PERSEKUTUAN KARATE MALAYSIA

Shahmalarani strikes gold at karate series a in Jakarta

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 — Malaysian karateka C. Shahmalarani staged a commendable performance to claim a gold medal in the World Karate Federation (WKF) Series A (K1) International Karate Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday (November 20).

According to the WKF website at www.wkf.net, Shahmalarani achieved the success in the final of the women’s kumite under-50 kg after defeating Indonesian Annisa Nur Anggraini 5-2.

It was also the fourth gold medal of this year for the 24-year-old Malaysian following the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, the 2022 Asean University Games and the Finnish Open.

At the K1 tournament in Indonesia, the national karate squad also won the bronze medal in the women’s team kata.

The medal was won by the trio of Lovely Anne Robberth, Naccy Nelly Evvaferra Rojin and Niathalia Sherawinnie Anak Yampil.

— Bernama

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