According to IRNA; Accordingly, one day after the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, karatekas will take the stage at the largest event in Asia.
The tournament, to be held at the Linping Center Gym in Hangzhou, will be held in six individual kata and 60-, 67-, 75-, 84- and 84-kg categories, and in the women’s section in 6, according to the World Federation. The individual kata category weighs -50, -55, -61, -68 and +68, but each country is allowed to nominate its representatives in 8 categories (4 women’s representatives and 4 men’s representatives).
The 2022 Asian Games are aimed at continuing the success of karate in multi-sport events on the continent.
The last round of the Asian Games in 2018 was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, where our country’s representatives managed to rely on the runner-up platform with 2 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals from eight opportunities among the 18 countries that won medals after Japan.