The karate competition of the African Games in Accra, Ghana, reached its second day, featuring intense showdowns and skilful displays. This event, the pinnacle of karate in the continent, also serves as the platform to crown the champions of Africa.

Male Kata: Karim Ghaly Claims Victory for Egypt

In the Male Kata category, Karim Ghaly of Egypt showcased his mastery, clinching the gold medal. Ghaly’s precision outshone his opponent, Adam Rchouq of Morocco, securing victory with a score of 42.00 to 39.60.

Women Team Kata: Egypt Triumphs Over Morocco

Egypt continued its dominance in the Women Team Kata, where they faced off against Morocco. With synchronized movements and impeccable technique, the Egyptian team secured the win with a score of 41.70 to 39.90, solidifying their status as champions.

Seguis leyendo Karate at the African Games: Egypt and Algeria Shine on Day Two


The first Karate 1 – Youth League of the season concluded in Fujairah, UAE, with young karatekas from around the globe showcasing their talent and determination.

In the U14 Kata Female category, Anil Shariatpanahi of Armenia emerged victorious, defeating Sardari Yasna Talebizadeh of Iran with a score of 41.40 to 41.00. Meanwhile, in the U14 Kata Male division, Javoxir Djaxangirov of Uzbekistan clinched the title by outperforming Ibrahim Almulhim of Saudi Arabia with a score of 41.30 to 41.10.


Hana Belal Mahmoud of Egypt claimed the top spot in the U14 Kumite Female -42 kg category, securing victory over Joudy Elzoghby of Egypt with a score of 2-1. In the U14 Kumite Female -47 kg division, Ioana Balanescu of Romania emerged victorious after a closely contested match against Hanna Olschewski of Germany, by “Hantei” or decision (0-0)

Seguis leyendo Future Karate Champions Shine Bright: Thrilling Conclusion to Karate 1 Youth League in Fujairah

The city of Tbilisi in Georgia hosts the 2024 edition of the EKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships.

One of the most anticipated events in European Karate, the EKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships travel to Georgia for the first time. The event will be held at the New Sports Palace of the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi.

The venue is the largest sports hall complex in the country with a full capacity of 10,000 spectators and will act as the perfect setting for a record-breaking event.

Over 1100 athletes from 48 countries participated in the last edition of the event which was held in Larnaca (Cyprus). Spain topped the medal table of the 2023 edition of the event with 13 medals including 6 golds, followed by Italy and Ukraine with 17 and 8 medals, respectively.


The thrilling competition of Karate at the 2023 Asian Games concluded with a spectacular final day that had Japan winning the crown in Male Team Kata and Kazakhstan topping the medal table.

The powerhouse nation of Kazakhstan finished on top of the medal table of Karate at the 2023 Asian Games after claiming a total of eight medals including three golds. Japan and the hosts of China also registered deserving performances with three and two gold medals each.

Seguis leyendo Karate competition of Asian Games concludes with Japan dominating Male Team Kata

The 2023 Karate 1-Series A Larnaca concluded Sunday with a host of up-and-coming karatekas dominating the competition.

Mishima Kiri won her first gold medal in international competitions after claiming the title of Female Kata. The Japanese karateka defeated Jana Khamis of Egypt after excelling in her presentation of “Suparinpei” kata (scores of 42.8 to 40.8).


Sofia Cardenas of Colombia confirmed her status as one of the most promising karatekas of her category in the Americas as she claimed the crown in Female Kumite -50kg. The current continental championships runner-up won gold in her first appearance in Karate 1-Series A events following an outstanding 12-6 victory over Natalia Vargova of Slovakia.

Olympic gold medallist Ivet Goranova of Bulgaria confirmed the predictions and won the title of Female Kumite -55kg. In her first final of the season, the two-time World Championships medallist defeated Zeynab Jafarnejad of Iran 2-0.

Seguis leyendo New generation of karatekas win gold medals at #Karate1Larnaca