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Luigi Busà
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Luigi Busà in 2015 (left)
Personal information
Born 9 October 1987 (1987-10-09) (age 33)
Avola, Italy
Sport
Country Italy
Sport Karate

Luigi Busà (born 9 October 1987) is an Italian karateka. He is a two-time gold medalist at the World Karate Championships and a five-time gold medalist at the European Karate Championships. He represented Italy at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, winning the first-ever gold medal in the men's kumite 75 kg event.

In 2015, he won the silver medal in the men's kumite 75 kg event at the 2015 European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan. In the final, he lost against Rafael Aghayev of Azerbaijan.

In 2019, he won the gold medal in the men's kumite 75 kg event at the 2019 European Karate Championships held in Guadalajara, Spain.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Rank Event
2006 World Championships Tampere, Finland 1st Kumite 80 kg
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 2nd Kumite 75 kg
2010 World Championships Belgrade, Serbia 2nd Kumite 75 kg
2012 World Championships Paris, France 1st Kumite 75 kg
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 3rd Kumite 75 kg
2015 European Games Baku, Azerbaijan 2nd Kumite 75 kg
2021 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan 1st Kumite 75 kg
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