|In just five months, James De Los Santos has racked up 22 golds! From his Facebook account|
MANILA—James De Los Santos is on track of surpassing his gold medal haul last year after winning his 22nd gold for 2021 by ruling the Athlete's eTournament World Series #3.
The world number one e-kata player has made it into a vow on Thursday after announcing his plans to go beyond 36 golds following his gold medal win.
"[I am] aiming to surpass my record from last year. [I am] feeling pumped!" De Los Santos exclaimed.
The Filipino karateka first beat Ruud Karsten of Netherlands, 25.4-20.74, in the semifinals.
De Los Santos then beat Matias Domont of Switzerland, 25.32-24.84, in the final.
After winning his 22nd gold in a span of five months, De Los Santos can surpass his 36-gold collection last year in just a couple of months.
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