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The World Games Athlete of the Year 2018

Sandra Sanchez - Karate

Born in 1981, Sandra Sanchez of Spain is one of Karate’s most beloved athletes. In only six years, the Spanish fan favourite has registered a meteoric career and went from being barely known at the highest level to become one of the best Kata karatekas of all times.

Sandra Sanchez currently takes the first position of WKF World ranking in Female Kata and is also number 1 in WKF’s All-time ranking. This year she won the Grand Winner award for the second consecutive time – the distinction that recognises the best karateka of the year in Karate 1-Premier League.

The affable athlete is registering such a successful career that she accumulates 37 consecutive medals in international competitions.

Sandra Sanchez is Karate's candidate for the Athlete of the Year 2018!

1 January, 2019




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