Veronica Brunori is an Italian Karateka who performs in Kumite -55 kilograms.
Multiple national champion in the youth category, she confirms her performance as a senior.
Holder in her country, she represents Italy all over the world.

« I started playing this sport from a very young age thanks to my father and my brother who had been doing it since they were young. »

In 2019, she became European Under-21 Champion, Aalborg (danimarca).
Multiple medalist among young people, she confirms her presence in the first karate league in Matosinhos (Portugal), she will win 3rd place.
To finally win the bronze medal at the Mediterranean Games, which took place in Oran (Algeria). After a long fight and deafening pressure. She will gradually eliminate her opponents, in absolute and dynamic atmosphere.

The first Italian medal at the Mediterranean Games comes from karate. Veronica Brunori conquers the bronze in the -55kg kumite beating Kosovar Albulena Gervalla 2-1. A finish worthy of her competitive character, rediscovered after the bitter defeat in the quarterfinals against the unleashed Algerian Abouriche who will play for gold tonight.

Celebrating her victory at Karate premiere league Portugal

“I’m very happy because I wanted this medal with all my heart – she says breathlessly as soon as she gets off the tatami-. With the Algerian I lost attention when I was ahead and it cost me dearly, but I’m happy I was able to rebalance myself mentally and dare everything for the bronze. Am I the first Italian medal at the Games? I can only be proud of myself and of the country I represent”

Veronica Brunori begins her journey by dominating the Spanish Fernandez for 2-0, to then yield to the Algerian Abouriche for 2-9 and subsequently win the repechage over the Croatian Hasani (2-0) to access the bronze. It is the third final in a row for the 21-year-old from Turin in the Fiamme Azzurre:

Veronica winning the bronze at Mediterranean games 2022

“After the podium conquered in the Premier League in Matosinhos (Portugal) and having narrowly missed out on the bronze medal at the European Championships in Ganziatep (Turkey), I am happy to have confirmed Here in Algeria. For me, it’s always an honor to fight with the best in the world. »

« What I love most about karate is the adrenaline that I can only feel when I step on the tatami »

Celebrating her performance with her team.

« I never give up and when things don’t go well, I start over until things get better.
I usually work hard to achieve my goals. I like to have fun and karate makes me happy »

« My goals are high performance at official competitions like European and World Championships, and why not one day at the Olympics »

« My next step is the European Championship in Spain (Guadalajara) »

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