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25. oktoober 2013

World Combat Games Sankt-Peterburg

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Karate awarded athletes from all over the world in the World Combat Games


With 90 participants from 37 different countries, the karate competition for this second edition of the World Combat Games perfectly illustrates the universality of karate.

Coming from the 5 continents, athletes succeeded each other during 2 days, on the tatamis of the new Spartak Sports Complex in Saint Petersburg. For his second participation in two editions, karate has shown through its athletes and their commitment, the values of self-control and determination dear to SportAccord World Combat Games.

SportAccord World Combat Games are an international multi-sport event featuring martial arts and fighting sports . The 2nd edition, held in St. Petersburg from 19th to 26th of October, features 15 Martial Arts and Combat Sports, Aikido , Boxing , Fencing , Judo, Jujitsu , Karate , Kendo , Kickboxing , Muaythai , Sambo, Savate , Sumo , Taekwondo , Wrestling , Wushu .

For karate, competitors were qualified to participate in the WCG 2013 through the placing in the WKF World Senior Championships 2012 ( Paris ) and the Continental Championships 2012 ( UFAK , OKF , AKF ) and Continental Championships 2013 ( European Karate Championships, May 9-12 2013 Budapest, HUN , F , PKF, August 26-31 , Medellin , Colombia ) .

As a result, the 8 best karatekas in the 12 individual categories, competed to win the World Combat Games Champion's titles. If in some categories, the leading karateka of these last years confirmed their status, in others the hierarchy has-been shaken up a little bit , with karateka fighting hard to challenge the leadership of the champions in title.

The results of the competition awarded athletes coming from 21 different countries, showing the density and the high level of karate all over the World.


The results:

Kata male:

1. A. Diaz (Venezuela)

2. R. Kiyuna (Japan)

3. I. Moussa (Egypt)

4. M. Dack (France)

Kata female:

1. S. Scordo (France)

2. Y. Martin (Spain)

3. S. Kukomai (USA)

4. H.N. Nguyen (Vietnam)

Female -50kg:

1. S. Ozcelik (Turkey)

2. H. Li (China)

3. A. Recchia (France)

4. B. Plank (Austria)

Female -55kg:

1. M. Kobayashi (Japan)

2. Y. Atiya (Egypt)

3. T. Yenen (Turkey)

4. L. Ignace (France)

Male -60kg:

1. S. Sergey (Russia)

2. K. Kalnins (Latvia)

3. D. Brose Santos (Brasil)

4. A. Kaya (Turkey)

Male -67kg:

1. S. Ahmadikaryani (Iran)

2. K. Redouane (Morocco)

3. G. Ramirez (Colombia)

4. D. Triantafyllis (Greece)

Female -61kg :

1. M. Arreola (Mexico)

2. K. Mah (Australia)

3. O. Stepanova (Russia)

4. A. Buchinger (Austria)

Female -68Kg:

1. F. Mahmoud (Egypt)

2. I. Sheroziia (Russia)

3. C. Murphy (USA)

4. H. Burucu (Turkey)

Male -75kg:

1. R. Agayev (Azerbaijan)

2. L. Busa (Italie)

3. N. Bitsch (Germany)

4. T. Scot (USA)

Male -84kg:

1. K. Grillon (France)

2. R. Araga (Japon)

3. H.S. Keshta (Egypt)

4. A. Fadakar (Iran)

Female +68kg:

1. M. Martnovic (Croatia)

2. N. Ait Ibrahim (France)

3. F. Aissa (Tunisia)

4. S. Savill (New Zealand)

Male +84kg:

1. S. Atamov (Azerbaijan)

2. Z. Poorshab (Iran)

3. E. Erkan (Turkey)

4. S. Maniscalco (Italy)

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Karate-do is a martial art which emerged in Okinawa, Japan. Originally, it was just a group of techniques that permitted self-defense without weapons other than your hands and feet. Throughout these years it suffered some changes to finally turn into the current sport of Karate.

Karate competition is a sport and for that same reason the dangerous techniques are not allowed. A light, controlled contact is permitted, as long as no injury is caused on the face, head or neck.
Faking an inexistent injury is considered as a severe infraction of the Rules. The competitor who fakes an injury must be sanctioned (SHIKAKU). Exaggerating the effect of a real injury is less severe, but it is, however, considered as misbehaviour. Open handed techniques towards the competitor’s face are forbidden. 
Kumite and/or Kata can take place during a Karate competition. Kumite is held both in individual and team categories. The individual category is divided into categories according to the different weights and ages. A Kumite bout lasts three minutes at senior male individual category and the matches for medals take 4 minutes. For senior female category the bouts will last two and three minutes respectively.
In order to score, a technique must be applied to a scoring area and must be appropriately controlled with regard to the area being attacked.
Scores are as follows:
IPPON: Three points                 WAZA-ARI: Two points                   YUKO: One point
A score is awarded when a technique is performed according to the following criteria to a scoring area:
Good form, sporting attitude, vigorous application, awareness (ZANSHIN), good timing and correct distance.
IPPON is awarded for:
Jodan kicks and any scoring technique delivered on a thrown or fallen opponent. 
WAZA-ARI is awarded for:
Chudan kicks.
YUKO is awarded for:
Chudan or Jodan Tsuki and Jodan or Chudan Uchi. 
Attacks are limited to the following areas:
Head, face, neck, abdomen, chest, back and side.
World Karate Federation (WKF) 

WKF President: Antonio Espinos
WKF General Secretary: George Yerolimpos


Competitors will be qualified to participate in the WCG 2013 through the placing in the WKF World Senior Championships 2012 (Paris) and the Continental Championships 2012 (UFAK, OKF, AKF) and Continental Championships 2013 (European Karate Championships, 9-12 May 2013, Budapest, HUN; F, PKF, 26-31 August, Medellin, Colombia). 
Each National Federation is allowed to register a maximum of two (2) Competitors per category. The qualification will be based on the following criteria:
Champion, runner up and first bronze medalist in each category at the last WKF World Senior Championships. The qualification line will end with the eighth (8th) place.
Champion in each category at the last Continental Senior Championships. The qualification line will end with the first third (3rd) place.
In case one (1) Athlete wins both the World Senior Championships and the Continental Championships, one (1) position will be also open to the second (2nd) bronze medalist in the World Championships.
If one (1) of the qualified Athletes cannot compete, the place will be open to the second (2nd) bronze medalist in the Continental Championships.


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