1998 World Karate Championships

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1998 World Karate Championships
Host city Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dates October 15–18
Main venue Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
1996 2000  >

The 1998 World Karate Championships are the 14th edition of the World Karate Championships, and were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from October 15 to October 18, 1998.

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual kata  Ryoki Abe
Japan (JPN)
 Michaël Milon
France (FRA)
 Javier Hernández
Spain (ESP)
Team kata  Japan  Italy  France
Kumite −60 kg  David Luque
Spain (ESP)
 Joël Barst
France (FRA)
 Hakan Yağlı
Turkey (TUR)
 Francesco Ortu
Italy (ITA)
Kumite −65 kg  Alexandre Biamonti
France (FRA)
 Jean Carlos Peña
Venezuela (VEN)
 Célio René Vieira
Brazil (BRA)
 José Puertas
Spain (ESP)
Kumite −70 kg  Haldun Alagaş
Turkey (TUR)
 Samad Azadi
Germany (GER)
 Junior Lefevre
Belgium (BEL)
 Shisua Shiina
Japan (JPN)
Kumite −75 kg  David Félix
France (FRA)
 Antônio Carlos Pinto
Brazil (BRA)
 Allan Busk
Denmark (DEN)
 Gennaro Talarico
Italy (ITA)
Kumite −80 kg  Gilles Cherdieu
France (FRA)
 Ali Shaterzadeh
Iran (IRI)
 Zeynel Çelik
Turkey (TUR)
 Wayne Otto
England (ENG)
Kumite +80 kg  Marc Haubold
Germany (GER)
 Yasumasa Shimizu
Japan (JPN)
 Óscar Olivares
Spain (ESP)
 Davide Benetello
Italy (ITA)
Kumite open  Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Greece (GRE)
 Marcos Fernández
Spain (ESP)
 Alireza Katiraei
Iran (IRI)
 Leon Walters
England (ENG)
Team kumite  France  England  Spain
 Germany

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual kata  Atsuko Wakai
Japan (JPN)
 Myriam Szkudlarek
France (FRA)
 Roberta Sodero
Italy (ITA)
Team kata  Japan  United States  Spain
Kumite −53 kg  Hiromi Hasama
Japan (JPN)
 Sari Laine
Finland (FIN)
 Nicole Jacobs
Germany (GER)
 Nadia Mecheri
France (FRA)
Kumite −60 kg  Jillian Toney
England (ENG)
 Nathalie Leroy
France (FRA)
 Alexandra Witteborn
Germany (GER)
 Marianne Tarva
Finland (FIN)
Kumite +60 kg  Laurence Fischer
France (FRA)
 Lourene Bevaart
Australia (AUS)
 Izumi Nabeki
Japan (JPN)
 Judith Nagel
Germany (GER)
Kumite open  Maria Cecília de Almeida
Brazil (BRA)
 Petra Piskačová
Czech Republic (CZE)
 Tania Weekes
England (ENG)
 Yıldız Aras
Turkey (TUR)
Team kumite  Turkey  England  Croatia
 Spain

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 5 4 2 11
2  Japan 5 1 2 8
3  Turkey 2 0 3 5
4  England 1 2 3 6
5  Spain 1 1 6 8
6  Germany 1 1 4 6
7  Brazil 1 1 1 3
8  Greece 1 0 0 1
9  Italy 0 1 4 5
10  Finland 0 1 1 2
 Iran 0 1 1 2
12  Australia 0 1 0 1
 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
 United States 0 1 0 1
 Venezuela 0 1 0 1
16  Belgium 0 0 1 1
 Croatia 0 0 1 1
 Denmark 0 0 1 1
Total 17 17 30 64

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