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All you need to know about #Karate1Fujairah

2024-02-21

All you need to know about #Karate1Fujairah

The most massive Karate series of events returns with the anticipated opening Karate 1-Youth League tournament of the season. The city of Fujairah (UAE) kicks off the year of karate’s series of events for youngsters. 

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WHAT

  • The 2024 Karate 1-Youth League Fujairah is the first event of the season of the series of international Karate tournaments for youngsters.
  • After Fujairah, the season of Karate 1-Youth League will travel to A Coruna (Spain) from May 16 to 19, Porec (Croatia) from June 27 to 30, Cancun (Mexico) from August 8 to 11, and Venice (Italy) from December 5 to 8.  
  • The Karate 1-Youth League is a competition conceived to highlight the impact of Karate at young ages. Established under the umbrella of Karate 1, the Karate 1-Youth League is a platform for the development of youngsters in their quest to progress in the sport.

 

WHERE

  • The event will take place at the Zayed Sports Complex in Fujairah.
  • Located in the Gulf of Oman, Fujairah hosts the Karate 1-Youth League for the second consecutive year. Previously, in 2022, Fujairah had welcomed a Karate 1-Premier League event.
  • The UAE is a major hub of Karate in the region and has hosted multiple international karate events over the years, including Karate 1-Premier League events in Dubai and the 2021 World Senior Championships in Dubai.

 

WHEN

  • The tournament is scheduled for February 22 to 25.
  • Starting on Thursday, at 09:00 (local time GMT +4), the competition will continue throughout the weekend until Sunday.
  • The finals will be held at the end of each competition day.
  • Find the full competition programme in the calendar here.

 

WHO

  • Over 2000 athletes from 78 countries have registered to participate in the event.
  • This number continues the outstanding response of young athletes to participate in these events and confirms the Karate 1-Youth League as the most popular karate competition in the world.
  • Last year the Karate 1-Youth League in Fujairah gathered 1084 athletes from 66 countries.
  • The powerhouse nation of Egypt presents the largest delegation in Fujairah with 274 athletes. Iran, with 251 athletes and Kazakhstan with 136 karatekas also compete with a large number of competitors.
  • Leading countries of Kazakhstan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia topped the final medal table of the event last year.

HOW

  • The competition follows a knockout format.
  • The event comprises 46 categories, and it is destined for competitors aged 12 to 20.

2024 KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE FUJAIRAH