Karate: Jamie Lim, Joane Orbon bag gold in Ukraine OQT

Published February 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Waylon Galvez

Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Jamie Lim and Joane Orbon bagged gold medals in the Karate Premier League Kharkiv Open 2020 in Ukraine.

Joane Orbon and Jamie Lim bag gold medals in the Karate Premier League Kharkiv Open 2020 in Ukraine. (Photo from Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation Inc. / Facebook)
Joane Orbon and Jamie Lim bag gold medals in the Karate Premier League Kharkiv Open 2020 in Ukraine. (Photo from Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation Inc. / Facebook)

Lim, daughter of PBA legend Samboy Lim and former PAGIBIG official Darlene Berberabe, captured the gold in the -68 kilogram division while Orbon earned the gold medal in the -61 kilogram category.

Karate Pilipinas Inc. president Ricky Lim shared the accomplishments of the two in the federation’s Facebook page.

The event serves a qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics.

Members of the national team, which also include another SEA Games gold medalist Junna Tsukii, are in Ukraine for training and competition in hopes to add points to get to the Olympics.

 
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