WKF Announces 23rd Mediterranean Senior Karate Championships

Fight Network Staff / September 10, 2014 - 6:26pm

A few months after the World University Championships, Bar (Montenegro) will welcome on 13 & 14 of September 2014 another major competition in Karate: the 23rd Mediterranean Senior Karate Championships.

The first edition was staged in September 1987 and since then these championships are organised by the Mediterranean Karate Federation Union (MKFU) every year at the end of September, alternatively for Senior and for Cadet/Junior/Under 21 categories.

The MKFU was founded in 1986 and is composed of the official National Karate Federations of every Country in the Mediterranean basin affiliated to the Continental Unions of Africa, Asia and Europe.

In recent years, participation has become stabilized around 200 competitors and 13 countries, making these championships a milestone for athletes in their preparation for the World Championships.

Programme:

SATURDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 (SC “TOPOLICA”) 10:00-11:00 Kata individual

elimination and repechage M/F

11:00-14:00 Kumite individual female -50kg;-55kg;-61kg & male -60kg;-67kg;-75kg

elimination and repechage

15:30-17:30 Kumite individual female-68kg;+68kg & male -84kg;+84kg

elimination and repechage

17:30-18:00 Opening ceremony
18:00-19:30 Final kata and kumite and medal ceremony

SUNDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2014 (SC “TOPOLICA”) 10:00-11:00 Kata team M /F

elimination and repechage

11:00-13:00 Kumite team M/F

elimination and repechage

13:00-16:00 Final M/F kata and kumite team 16:00-16:30 Medal ceremony

The congress will also take place the day before the start of the competition
More information about the MKFU can be found on the official website www.mkfu.org

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Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Member of SportAccord and of the International World Games Association (WGA)

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