Submitted by Sandra Hewson, Burnaby Judo Cub
Three generations of Kuramoto competed at the BC Kata Championships held in Abbotsford on Friday October 21st. Martin Kuramoto’s son Grant and grand-daughter Lindsay, aged 14, came to visit from Ontario and competed in Ju-no-Kata.
The final scores were: Patricia Orescanin and Sandra Hewson 1st with 370 points, Grant and Lindsey Kuramoto 2nd with 329 points and Martin Kuramoto and Hap Hirata 3rd with 297 points.
There were also entries in Nage no Kata, Katame no Kata and Goshin Jutsu.
Nage-no-kata Rick Pollon and Christian Aebig 314 points
Katame-no-kata Chris Petersen and Darcy Yule 311 points
Brian Jones and Chris Kositza 300 points
Goshin-jitsu Hap Hirata and Ron Kuramoto 501 points
Rick Pollon and Christian Aebig 405 points
Bob Orescanin and Ted Foley 399 points
Darcy Yule and Chris Petersen 372 points
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