A total of five world champions are set to be in action when the Karate 1-Series A circuit resumes in Montreal this weekend.
World champion Irina Zaretska of Azerbaijan progressed to the final of the women's under-68 kilograms kumite division on the second day of the Karate 1-Series A competition in Istanbul.
Sanchez and Shimizu to clash in repeat of World Championships kata final at Karate 1-Series A in Salzburg
Reigning kata world champion Sandra Sanchez of Spain will take on Japan's Kiyou Shimizu in a repeat of the final at the last two major competitions after both athletes progressed to the gold medal bout at the Karate 1-Series A event in Salzburg.
Salzburg is set to stage the first major karate event since the sport failed with its bid for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris as the Austrian city will host the Karate 1-Series A competition beginning tomorrow.
Sanchez continues outstanding run with another medal as 2018 WKF Karate 1-Series A Tour ends in Shanghai
The final World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate 1-Series A event of the season came to an end in Shanghai today, with many medallists from last month’s World Championships in Madrid reaching the podium once again.
Hosts China qualified two athletes for women's kumite finals on day two of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate 1-Series A event in Shanghai.