Etichetta: KARATE

Viviana Bottaro first Italian on the Olympic podium on the day of the discipline's debut


On the opening day of the new Olympic discipline, Viviana Bottaro won a bronze medal in kata at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. Second, in the preliminary round, the Italian overcame the American Sakura Kokumai with 26.48 against her opponent's 25.40 to win a well-deserved first Olympic bronze medal for Italian karate.