Karate

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Learn more about Karate Kumite on the WKF website or YouTube.
Learn more about Karate Kata on the WKF website or YouTube.

Good to know

Karate has been in the programme since the first edition of The World Games in 1981, always with the same two disciplines, Kata and Kumite. Karate will make its debut appearance at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Fun Fact

ompetitive Karate is formed by two modalities: Kata and Kumite. Kata refers to a choreographed pattern of movements, while Kumite defines the confrontation of two competitors in a sparring mode.

On the programme of The World Games

2022 Birmingham, USA

2017 Wrocław, POL

2013 Cali, COL

2009 Kaohsiung, TPE

2005 Duisburg, GER

2001 Akita, JPN

1997 Lahti, FIN

1993 The Hague, NED

1989 Karlsruhe, GER

1985 London, GBR

1981 Santa Clara, USA

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Medal Results Birmingham 2022

Kata Individual Men

  1. 1. Kazumasa MOTO - JPN
  2. 2. Damian QUINTERO - ESP
  3. 3. Gakuji TOZAKI - USA

Kata Individual Women

  1. 1. Sandra SANCHEZ JAIME - ESP
  2. 2. Hikaru ONO - JPN
  3. 3. Mo Sheung Grace LAU - HKG

Kumite 50kg Women

  1. 1. Junna TSUKII - PHI
  2. 2. Yorgelis SALAZAR - VEN
  3. 3. Miho MIYAHARA - JPN

Kumite 55kg Women

  1. 1. Anzhelika TERLIUGA - UKR
  2. 2. Ahlam YOUSSEF - EGY
  3. 3. Trinity ALLEN - USA

Kumite 60kg Men

  1. 1. Helassa AYOUB ANIS - ALG
  2. 2. Douglas SANTOS BROSE - BRA
  3. 3. Angelo CRESCENZO - ITA

Kumite 61kg Women

  1. 1. Anita SEROGINA - UKR
  2. 2. Alexandra GRANDE - PER
  3. 3. Ingrida SUCHANKOVA - SVK

Kumite 67kg Men

  1. 1. Vinicius FIGUEIRA - BRA
  2. 2. Yves Martial TADISSI - HUN
  3. 3. Xenos DIONYSIOS - GRE

Kumite 68kg Women

  1. 1. Silvia SEMERARO - ITA
  2. 2. Alisa Theresa BUCHINGER - AUT
  3. 3. Alizee AGIER - FRA

Kumite 68kg+ Women

  1. 1. Sofya BERULTSEVA - KAZ
  2. 2. Maria TORRES GARCIA - ESP
  3. 3. Chehinez JEMI - TUN

Kumite 75kg Men

  1. 1. Abdalla ABDELAZIZ - EGY
  2. 2. Stanislav HORUNA - UKR
  3. 3. Dastonbek OTABOLAEV - UZB

Kumite 84kg Men

  1. 1. Youssef BADAWY - EGY
  2. 2. Nabil ECH-CHAABI - MAR
  3. 3. Kamran MADANI - USA

Kumite 84kg+ Men

  1. 1. Babacar SECK SAKHO - ESP
  2. 2. Andjelo KVESIC - CRO
  3. 3. Taha MAHMOUD - EGY

Most successful athletes of Karate

Most successful countries of Karate