Karate International Tournament related to selection for representatives of Tokyo Olympics to be held next year

Karate International Tournament related to selection for representatives of The Tokyo Olympics to be held next year May 21 6:22

The World Karate Federation has decided to hold an international tournament next year for the selection of representatives of the Tokyo Olympics, which was decided to be canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
There are eight events for the tokyo Olympics in combination with men and women in shape and pair, and 10 people can compete in each of these events.

For five of these, one Japanese athlete in the host country frame and four from each country and region will be selected from the top of the world rankings for olympic selection. The remaining five will be determined by recommendations from tournaments to be selected, continental representative slots, ioc, etc.

In March, the international convention was canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, and there were no more tournaments to earn points in the selection rankings.

In response to this situation, the World Karate Federation has changed the way of selection for the national team and decided on the ranking for the Olympic selection announced on July 1, with the ranking slated for the Olympic selection, which was announced on July 1, and the number of candidate athletes of various eyes and the number of candidate athletes.

However, since the Tokyo Olympics were postponed to next year, the Federation was once again discussing how to select representatives.

Against this, the Federation agreed with the IOC to “maintain the fairness of the selection process”, and it was revealed in interviews with the relevant parties that it had decided to hold the international tournament in Morocco and the European Championships as a national selection event for the Tokyo Olympics next year.

According to the World Karate Federation, it will be possible to re-earn the points needed to compete in the Olympics in the international tournament, which has been decided to be held, and depending on the results, some of the 40 prospectathletes, including Japan and the region, could be replaced.