US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP
US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP

US karate champ Sakura Kokumai told to ‘go home’ in anti-Asian rant as she trains for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  • Japanese-American, who will represent Team USA at Tokyo 2020, racially abused as she trained in California park
  • ‘I thought, what if this was my grandma or my mom? That scares me,’ seven-time national champion says

Topic |   Anti-Asian racism
US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP
US Olympian Sakura Kokumai performs during a press event ay CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP
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