Outstanding Achievement by US Junior Karate Team at Junior Pan American Championships


We are pleased to share the remarkable achievement of our U.S. Junior Karate Team at the Junior Pan American Championships in Santiago, Chile. Their consistent dedication and hard work have proven fruitful as they secured the top position in the medal count among competing nations, showcasing their skills on the international stage and lighting a bright path for the future of USA Karate and the extraordinary athletes we serve.

Winning 35 medals, including 13 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze, these athletes have not only displayed their exceptional talents but have also hinted at their potential to become future stalwarts of USA Karate.

Congratulations are also in order for the coaches, officials and staff who helped ensure our athletes had the resources they needed to be successful, and who worked to create a full and fair competition for the entire event.

As we look ahead to the 2023 Pan American Games this fall, the success of our Junior Team signifies a positive step towards a promising future, and no doubt inspires our entire community of athletes, coaches, and officials.

Join us in congratulating these young athletes and their coaches for their commendable accomplishment. The trajectory of USA Karate looks promising, and we eagerly anticipate their continued progress and success. As we collectively strive for greatness, let's maintain our support and inspiration for one another.

Full results can be found here.

Jr. Pan American Championships
Andres Silva
Jr. Pan American Championships
Andres Silva

2023 Jr. PKF Championships - Medal Ceremony

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2023 Jr. PKF Championships - Action Photos

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