The last 13, 14 and 15th May took place in Quito (Ecuador) the 24th Panamerican Senior Karate Championships, with the participation of 23 National Federations of overall the Continent.
The WKF President Antonio Espinós attended a brilliant Opening Ceremony and the whole event, very well organized by the "Federación Ecuatoriana de Kárate" presided over by Julio Escudero (in the picture). On Friday 14th took place the PKF Congress, that was kindly rescheduled by the PKF President William Millerson (in the picture) to allow the presence of the WKF President.
Also a meeting of the Central American and Caribbean Karate Federation took place with the presence of 12 National Federations, as the ODECABE Games will be celebrated next July in Mayaguez (Puerto Rico).
The level of the competitions showed the increasing progress of Karate in the Americas, as well as the good relationships and perfect atmosphere between the PKF National Federations and all other PKF components.
In the picture, from left to right, Julio Escudero, Antonio Espinós, William Millerson