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File photo of María Torres.
File photo of María Torres. / SUR

Three local medal winners in the karate Premier League in Moscow

  • Damián Quintero, Marta Vega and María Torres all came away from this prestigious event with medals

It was a good day for Malaga karetekas on Sunday, the final day of the karate Premier League in Moscow, as three athletes - Damián Quintero, Marta Vega and María Torres - came away from this prestigious event with medals.

Quintero remains on course for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games despite losing in the final of the individual kata to perennial rival Ryo Kiyuna.

There was better news for Marta Vega who bagged gold in team kata, while María Torres had to settle for bronze in the kumite category.