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Jamie Lim crashes out of Asian Video games karate quarterfinal

Jamie Christine Lim (left) in the Asian Games karate competition.

Jamie Christine Lim (left) within the Asian Video games karate pageant. –POOL PHOTO

HANGZHOU, China—Jamie Christine Lim couldn’t maintain an previous victory and yielded to a two-time Asian champion from Kazakhstan within the karate competitions of the nineteenth Asian Video games.

The 22-year-old Assel Kanay scored a yuko on Lim for a 1-0 triumph within the ladies’s kumite -61kg department, ushering the Filipino out of the quarterfinals on Friday on the Linping Sports activities Centre Health club right here.

Lim, a two-time Southeast Asian Video games gold medalist and one-time Asian championship silver performer, began off at the proper foot by way of overwhelming Zulkhumor Tursunalieva of Uzbekistan within the spherical of 16.

Thus far, Filipino karatekas have contributed to the rustic’s medal tally by way of choosing up a bronze courtesy of Filipino-Eastern Sakura Alforte within the ladies’s particular person kata.

There’s nonetheless hope for them to climb the rostrum when Global Video games champion Junna Tsukii closes out the Philippine marketing campaign in those Video games on Sunday.

Tsukii, who settled for a silver medal within the Cambodia Southeast Asian Video games early this 12 months shrouded in controversy, is hard-pressed to dance again beginning together with her spherical of 16 face-off with Cambodia’s Srey Phea Chonn within the ladies’s -50kg kumite.

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