Objava: 19.03.2015 | 17:40 Continental Championships
Karateİstanbul2015 Female Kata FINAL: Dilara Bozan [TUR] vs. Sandra Sánchez [ESP]
After being free in the first round, in second round Turkish representative Dilara Bozan won against Melinda Mark of Switzerland (4:1), after what she won against Croatian Vlatka Kiuk (3:2) in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals Dilara won against Veronika Miskova from Czech Republic (4:1).
In the final, young Dilara will meet Sandra Sánchez from Spain who have came into the finals by winning against Sandy Scordo of France (4:1), Slovakian Katarina Longova (5:0), Macedonian Puleksenija Jovanovska (5:0) and Jasmin Bluel of Germany (5:0) who have previously won against last year’s European champion Italian Viviana Bottaro in the second round (3:2).
In the match for other 3rd place Vlatka Kiuk will be performing kata against Veronika Miskova, as she won by 5:0 against Melinda Mark in the first repechage.
In the second repechage Sandy Scordo secured herself the match for the 3rd place against Jasmin Bluel by winning both matches of repechage with 4:1 against Katarina Longova and Puleksenija Jovanovska.
Karateİstanbul2015 Male Kata FINAL: Damian Quintero [ESP] vs. Mehmet Yakan [TUR]
Spanish Damian Quintero sped through to the finals by winning every match with convincing 5:0. First he won against Croat Ivan Ermenc, then he won against Tural Baljanli of Azerbaijan, after whom he defeated Pasi Hirvonen from Finland in the quarterfinals, while he was better than Minh Dack of France in the semifinals.
Nothing less convincing passage to the finals had Turkish Mehmet Yakan who have won by 5:1 against Romanian Adrian Guta Razvan in the first round, Mirko de Pascalis of Switzerland in the second and Christopher Rohde from Denmark in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Yakan defeated last year’s European Champion Mattia Busato of Italy by 4:1.
In the match for the 3rd place, Tural Baljanli will be performing kata against Minh Dack, as he won against Ivan Ermenc (4:1) and Pasi Hirvonen (3:2) in the repechage.
On the other side of the pool, Christopher Rohde will be confronting Mattia Busato, as he won against Mirko de Pascalis in the second repechage.