Two bronzes and one silver for the Nordic countries at the European karate Championships in Madrid 2019

The Nordic countries achieved a good result in the European karate Championships in Madrid 2019. The medals were won in the female categories, where Katrine Pedersen of Denmark got the bronze in kumite -68, as well as the Finnish Titina Keinanen in the category of kumite +68. The medals were alse very close in other categories, Norway had two matches for the third-place medals, where Norwegian Bettina Alstadsaether lost against Slovakia which meant a fifth place in the classification. The same result was accomplished by Norwegian Federico Lopez Salas Adrian, who lost by decision against the competitor of Montenegro.

Male kumite +84 Ismail Bellemkhannate Norway.
Male kumite -60 Casper Lidegaard Denmark.
Female kumite -61 Anna-Johanna Nilsson Sweden.
Female kumite -50 Kristine Vica Latvia.
Female team kumite Norway.


Monica Preem

Estonia had a great achievement through Monika Preem, who took the silver medal in the Blind / Visually impaired category.