Record of participation at upcoming Karate 1 Premier League Rabat


Record of participation at upcoming Karate 1 Premier League Rabat

The upcoming 2023 Karate 1-Premier League Rabat is set to be a highly successful event in terms of participation. All but one of the categories have reached the maximum of 32 athletes per division.

No less than 383 karatekas from 56 countries have registered to participate in the 2023 Karate 1-Premier League Rabat. This number represents a milestone for Karate 1-Premier League events, as the total number of athletes who are allowed to take part in Karate’s top tournament is 384.


Karate’s biggest stars have confirmed their participation in Rabat. No less than 10 of the defending 12 Grand Winners will compete at the event. After their crowning at the opening tournament in Cairo, the Grand Winners will inaugurate their status as the “Best of the Best” in Rabat.


Stars Hikaru Ono of Japan in Female Kata, Yorgelis Salazar of Venezuela in Female Kumite -50kg, Anzhelika Terliuga of Ukraine in Female Kumite -55kg, Dionysios Xenos of Greece in Male Kumite -67kg, and Mohamed Ramadan of Egypt in Male Kumite -84kg are among the Grand Winners set to fight for the titles at the event.


In addition to the Grand Winners, Karate’s elite will be represented by the winners of the 2022 Karate 1-Premier League Rabat Elena Quirici of Switzerland, Ayumi Uekusa and Kazumasa Moto of Japan, and Abdel Ali Jina of Morocco who will try to win back-to-back crowns.


The Karate 1-Premier League Rabat is scheduled from May 12 to 14. The event continues the success of the opening event in Cairo (Egypt) in January.