Brian Piatigorski, 16, of Montvale won one event and medaled in two others while representing Pearl River's Mac Albus Karate Center at the 2012 Kimura Shukokai International World Tournament July 10-12 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
Piatigorski helped the Pearl River dojo bring home medals in a total of seven events, winning the Boys Kumite 1995-96 Heavyweight title, taking second in Boys Kata 1995-96 and teaming with Dan Dwyer of Nanuet and William Muller of West Nyack to take third in the Boys Team Kata 1995-97 Division.
The divisions were broken down by gender, weight and age.
Esteban Oliveros of Pearl River finished second in the Boys Kata 1999-2000 and third in the Boys Kumite '99-'00 Heavyweight division. He also teamed with two other Pearl River residents, Danny Costello and Joseph Hayes, to win the Boys Team Kata 1998-2000.
Eric Aristibal of Pearl River, Malcolm Dell and Adam Braff also medaled at the event.
The full results are attached to this report.
2012 Kimura Shukokai International World Tournament
Medalists from Mac Albus Shukokai Karate Center
- Brian Piatigorski - 1st Place for Boys Kumite Heavyweight, 2nd Place for Boys Kata 1995/96, and 3rd Place for Team Kata Boys 1995-97
- Danny Piatigorski - 2nd Place for Boys Team Kata 1998-2000
- Aidan Anselmi - 2nd Place for Boys Team Kata 1998-2000
- Dan Dwyer - 3rd Place for Team Kata Boys 1995-97
- Ryan Dwyer - 2nd Place for Boys Team Kata 1998-2000
- William Muller- 3rd Place for Team Kata Boys 1995-97
- Esteban Oliveros - 3rd Place for Boys Kata 1999/00, 3rd Place for Boys Kumite 1995/96, and 1st Place in Team Kata Boys 1998-2000
- Danny Costello - 1st Place in Team Kata Boys 1998-2000
- Joseph Hayes - 1st Place in Team Kata Boys 1998-2000
- Eric Aristibal - 3rd Place for Mens Kumite Heavyweight 1992-94.
- Malcolm Dell - 3rd Place for Mens Kata 1992-94. He also place 3rd in Mens Team Kata.
- Adam Braff - 2nd Place for Team Kata Boys 1998-00.