Mexico wins gold and silver medals in the 2019 Pan-American Karate Championship PKF, which took place at the "Roberto Durán" Arena, in this Panamanian capital.
In the 61kg division of kumite, the Mexican Merillela Arreola beat the Ecuadorian Jacqueline Factos and in this way she regained the continental title she won in 2016.
The Mexican left in the way the Colombian Stefanny Medina Arbeláez, the Salvadoran Joisy Mancía, and the Peruvian Alexandra Grande. On the other hand, the men's team of Leonardo Rodriguez, Luis Calvillo, Armando Luque, Victor Carbajal, Jesus Moreno, Jesus Herrera, and Gerardo Rubio took the money.
At the end of the competition, the Mexican karatekas added a gold medal, a silver and two bronzes.
While in the qualifying competition for the Pan American Games Lima 2019, Mexico seized six spots in addition to five others achieved in the tournament in North America.