Katsu Dojo Karate - Member USA National Karate-do Federation

2006 Junior Pan American Championships

Curacao, Netherlands Antilles September 21st - 23rd

Katsu Dojo athlete Tyler Wolfe wins a gold medal in the -45kg, 14-15 year old female sparring division at the 2006 Junior Pan American Championships in Curacao on September 23rd. Tyler outscored her opponents 17-2 on her way to victory. Eighteen different countries in the Western Hemisphere brought their top two athletes in each division to determine the best karate athletes in our hemisphere. Team USA also took the Pan American cup with 10 gold medals at the games. This the first time Team USA has one the cup in the 17 year history of the tournament. They also set the record with the most amount of gold medals previously set by Mexico with eight. Go to www.usankf.org to see all Team USA results. The Gainesville Sun also featured Tyler on the front page of the sports section. You can click here to review the article.

Pictures from the Tournament


Team USA Marches in at opening ceremonies


Team USA Marches in at opening ceremonies


Tyler Wolfe vs Canada


Tyler Wolfe vs Canada


Tyler with head kick on Canada to score Sanbon


Tyler with USA Head Coach Hideharu Igaki


Tyler vs Mexico


Tyler scores body kick against Mexico


14 - 15 female sparring finalists line up


Tyler vs Venezuela in Finals


Tyler vs Venezuela in Finals


Tyler with Katsu Dojo teammate Anisha after winning finals


Tyler on medal stand after US National Anthem is played


Tyler on medal stand with medalists in her division

Team USA wins Junior Pan American Cup with 10 gold medals

 

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