Ryan Rogers Wins Bronze At 33rd PKF International Karate Competition

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Ryan Rogers, a local and U.S. Karate Team member and student of Green’s Karate, won bronze in the men’s para karate kata division at the 33rd PKF International Karate Championship in the country of Panama last week. 

This is Rogers' third international medal since joining the team in 2016.  The U.S. Karate team won the overall medal count for the 2nd year in a row with its second largest karate team in existence and the largest in 20 years. 

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Karate Team members will have to prove themselves once more this summer at the U.S. Karate National Championships held in Chicago July 9-14. The athletes that earn their spot onto the U.S. Karate Team during the U.S. Karate Nationals and the Olympic team trials in Colorado, will be the “first ever” Olympic Karate Team representing the United States in Tokyo, Japan at the Olympics next summer where Karate will make its Olympic debut. 


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