A first and a fifth place for the sisters Anastasia and Veronica Orlando of the ASD “Karate Patti School” engaged in Palermo for the absolute regional karate championships specialty kumite (combat) reserved for athletes aged 17 to 35 years registered with the FIJLKAM (Italian federation judo fight karate and martial arts) in which over 70 karatekis from all over the region took part.
The Pattese school was present in Palaoreto with the sisters enrolled in the category up to 68 kilograms. Veronica, despite being still in the junior category, wanted to compare herself in that of the older ones and while succumbing to the extent (1 – 0) with the Catanese Marianna Mannino, she did not give up acquiring experience that will benefit her in her competitive path.
Diametrically opposite speech for Anastasia who triumphed by beating her opponents, respectively the Catania Micaela Pittera (2 to 1) and in the final the Palermo Gaia Maria Navarra (4 to 2). With this result Anastasia Orlando has obtained the seventh regional title; Sunday 17 October at the PalaPellicone in Ostia he will participate for the 13th time in a national final. at the Federal Olympic Center.
(in the photo from the left Veronica, the master Giuseppe Piccione and Anastasia)