Throwback Thursday: It’s already month off last big Grand Prix event in Paris. Rika Usami was special guest.
Her standout performance was highly prized by the crowd.
While today is a very sad day for all karatekas, the first post of our new Twitter series #KarateMemories goes to that time, not so long ago when in Paris, Karate Star Rika Usami received a standing ovation from thousands of spectators filling Paris Bercy #ThisIsKarate pic.twitter.com/Ar4SvwkyGT
— World Karate Federation (@worldkarate_wkf) February 21, 2019
The Japan star received a standing ovation from thousands of spectators.
She is Karate world champion (2012 Paris, 2010 Belgrade).