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Jay kicks his way to a bronze

Published on: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Jay Caljmulia Abd Rahman from Shotokan Karate Association of Sabah representing Perak Karate Association (SKAS) won a bronze in the recent 24th National Cadet, Junior & U21 Karate Championships which was held in Negeri Sembilan.

Jay who was making his debut in the Individual Kumite above 78kg (18-21) in the national competition caught the interest of the Makaf selection committee and he was shortlisted for a selection trial for the national back-up squad on April 3.

Six others from Sabah also competed in the competition but under the banner of Malaysian Association Of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do (Mask).

They were McRoyce Donovan Dagul (Cadet, Male Individual Kumite below 63kg), Melbourne Dinola Dagul (Junior, Male Individual Kumite below 68kg), Pritha Jikum (Junior, Female Individual Kumite below 53kg), Christianus Pedilis (Male Individual Kumite below 78kg (18-21), Ally Chong Lip Fan (Male Individual Kata (18-21).