Jamie Lim is still in for a bronze medal contention despite falling short in the quarterfinals of the 2021 World Karate Federation (WKF) Senior World Championships (female kumite -61kg) Wednesday, Nov. 17 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Jamie Lim (left) finds distance against Laura Sivert of Frand in the second round of the female kumite -61kg division in the 2021 World Karate Federation (WKF) Senior World Championships Wednesday, Nov. 17 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Per Karate Pilipinas, Lim will compete in the repechage round scheduled Thursday, Nov. 18.

This as 2019 European Games champion Anita Serogina of Ukraine advanced to the final round of the tournament.

Serogina, Lim’s opponent in the quarters, will face Jovana Prekovic of Serbia for the gold medal contention.

Lim, who is one step away from the semis, earlier suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat against the Ukrainian veteran.

Jamie, the daughter of PBA legend Samboy, both scored a majority decision victory against Sarara Shimada of Japan and Laura Sivert of France, in Rounds 3 and 2, respectively, heading into the fourth round.

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist also chalked up a 4-2 win against Alana Kochieva of Russia in the opener.

Meanwhile, fellow 2019 SEA Games gold medalist Junna Tsukii is up against Sara Radicevska of North Macedonia in Pool 1 opening round of the -50kg division as of press time.


Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2021/11/17/jamie-lim-to-battle-for-bronze-in-dubai-world-championships/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jamie-lim-to-battle-for-bronze-in-dubai-world-championships)