Karate: European Karate Championships

Monday, May 15, 2017, 14:24

More than 1000 athletes from over 50 nations competed in the European Karate Championships. Emma Grech, Maltese Senior National athlete who was accompanied by National Kumite Coach Sensei Josef Antonelli, competed in Kumite -68 kg individual female category placing 9th in the European Karate Championships.

MKF athlete Emma Grech fought 3 rounds. 1st round Malta beats Frolova Victoria (Russia) 4-0 2nd round Malta loses to Agier Alize (France) 6-0 ranked 2nd in Europe. The French goes up to final.

3rd round repechage: Emma Grech loses to Buruku Hafda Seyda (Turkey currently ranking 3rd in Europe) in the last 15 seconds of the fight.

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