Rabat – Moroccan Karate artist Aya Ouhra won gold in the cadet category, over 54 kilograms category in the World Karate Championships organized from October 23-27 in Santiago, Chile’s capital.
Meanwhile, Moroccan athlete Aya Nassiri secured the bronze medal in the individual kata on Wednesday. Benchbab Saouesen has also won a bronze medal in the under 54kg category.
The Moroccan team won one gold medal and two bronze medals in the first two days of the championships dedicated to cadets, juniors, and Under-21.
There are 23 Moroccan athletes participating in the event. In total, 13 men and 11 women performing in different weight categories: 47kg, 52kg, 53kg, 54kg, 57kg, 59kg, and 70kg have traveled to Chile for the competition.