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India's Girls and Boys win 11 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals in World Karate in Italy

Kolkata, Nov 8 (UNI) Girls and Boys representing India in the Unified World Championship held in Italy recently have won as many as 19 medals, including 11 gold, thanks to Progya Dutta, who alone got three gold medals and one silver for the country.

The medal tally for the girls was 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 bronze. Progya Dutta alone got three gold medals and one silver for team India.
Viddhi Patel got two gold and two silver medals. Vanshika Chaturvedi got two golds, one silver and one bronze.
The boys were not too far behind. They brought home 4 Gold and 3 bronze medals. Aditya Bisht, Prince Jha and Raghav Khawtra got a bronze medal each while Sresthadeep Biswas, Mayukh Mukerjee, MD Nadeem and Ethan Dsouza, got Gold medals.
The team participated in the events including Individual Kata, Team Kata and Kumite.
Hosted in Italy by the WTKA Italia, the 7th edition of this tournament took place at the Carrarafiere Sports Hall in Marina di Carrara, Tuscany. It was held between October 30 to November 3, 2019.
It involved disciplines like Kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Kung Fu, Taekwondo and Kyokushin.

Seishinkai players, part of the Indian Karate team under the guidance and leadership of Hanshi Premjit Sen did very well at this tournament.
Players from across the country came together and showed the world that Karate is taken very seriously, at all levels, in India. The team had a good mix of young adults with the youngest being an eight-year-old boy from Kolkata.

The Unified World Championships, in Italian "Campionati Mondiali Unificati" is unquestionably the greatest and most unique championship for Martial Arts and Combat Sports in which over 28 world federations, the mission of this mega event, which is held annually, is to unify the various World Federations and bringing them all together under one roof. This tournament saw about 5000 athletes from over 107 countries participate.

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