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Ryo Kiyuna world champion

Ryo Kiyuna (喜友名諒, Kiyuna Ryō, born 12 July 1990) is an Okinawan karateka. He won the gold medal in the men's kata event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. He is also a four-time gold medalist in the men's kata event at the World Karate Championships and a two-time gold medalist in the men's team kata event, alongside Arata Kinjo and Takuya Uemura. He has also won multiple gold medals in both the individual and team kata events at the Asian Karate Championships.


Ryo Kiyuna exhibits an intensity/kime that is unparalled. He is entirely in a category of his own.







Issei Shimbaba vs Ryo Kiyuna - Final Male Kata Tokyo 2019:






Damian Quintero (Spain) vs Ryo Kiyuna (Japan) World Karate Championship Dubai 2021. Final Male Kata:









Ryo Kiyuna's accomplishments as a very successful karate competitor:







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