The Daily Manila Shimbun


2020 Tokyo Olympics: Karate

July 22, 2019

This photo taken on June 23, 2019 shows young Japanese karate competitor Mahiro Takano (C) training in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. - The petite schoolgirl is used to punching above her weight -- since taking up karate in kindergarten she has done much to boost the profile of the Japanese martial art, set to make its Olympic debut next year. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) Jiji Press