Kate lost to Brazil’s Valeria Kumizaki in the final of the women’s 55-kilogram event
Kate Campbell, a member of the New Maryland Chito-Ryu Dojo in Fredericton, won a silver medal in karate at the Pan Am Games in Toronto on Thursday. Campbell defeated Brazil’s Valeria Kumizaki in the round robin portion of the event, but lost to the Brazilian in the final.
Campbell fought Brazil’s Valeria Kumizaki in the final of the women’s 55-kilogram event on Thursday evening.
The score was 1-1 after time expired but the four judges and the referee decided the winner.
Campbell had defeated Kumizaki earlier in the day during the round robin phase of the Pan Am karate competition.
This Pan Am Games silver can be added to a growing list of accomplishments for Campbell.
She is coming off a silver medal at the Pan American Championships. She has also won a bronze at the USA Open and a gold medal at the North American Cup this year.