2002 World Karate Championships

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2002 World Karate Championships
Host city Spain Madrid, Spain
Dates November 21–24
2000 2004  >

The 2002 World Karate Championships are the 16th edition of the World Karate Championships, and were held in Madrid, Spain from November 21 to November 24, 2002.

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual kata  Takashi Katada
Japan (JPN)
 Javier Hernández
Spain (ESP)
 Antonio Díaz
Venezuela (VEN)
 Karim Sharif
Egypt (EGY)
Team kata  Japan  Spain  Croatia
 Italy
Kumite −60 kg  Damien Dovy
Benin (BEN)
 Cécil Boulesnane
France (FRA)
 Paul Newby
England (ENG)
 Hossein Rouhani
Iran (IRI)
Kumite −65 kg  George Kotaka
United States (USA)
 Lazar Boskovic
Germany (GER)
 Andrea Calzola
Italy (ITA)
 Mehdi Amouzadeh
Iran (IRI)
Kumite −70 kg  Giuseppe di Domenico
Italy (ITA)
 Junior Lefevre
Croatia (CRO)
 Óscar Vázquez
Spain (ESP)
 Messaoud Hammou
France (FRA)
Kumite −75 kg  Iván Leal
Spain (ESP)
 Jasem Vishgahi
Iran (IRI)
 Köksal Çakır
Germany (GER)
 İsmail Hakkı Şen
Turkey (TUR)
Kumite −80 kg  Yann Baillon
France (FRA)
 Daniël Sabanovic
Netherlands (NED)
 Zeynel Çelik
Turkey (TUR)
 Miloš Živković
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Kumite +80 kg  Leon Walters
England (ENG)
 Aleksandr Guerunov
Russia (RUS)
 Jan Tuček
Czech Republic (CZE)
 Seydina Balde
France (FRA)
Kumite open  Predrag Stojadinov
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Daniel Devigili
Austria (AUT)
 Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Greece (GRE)
 Klaudio Farmadín
Slovakia (SVK)
Team kumite  Spain  England  France
 Iran

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual kata  Atsuko Wakai
Japan (JPN)
 Myriam Szkudlarek
France (FRA)
 Marcela Remiášová
Slovakia (SVK)
 Yohana Sánchez
Venezuela (VEN)
Team kata  France  Japan  Italy
 Spain
Kumite −53 kg  Kora Knühmann
Germany (GER)
 Michela Nanni
Italy (ITA)
 Sandu Anghel
Romania (ROU)
 Nadia Mecheri
France (FRA)
Kumite −60 kg  Nathalie Leroy
France (FRA)
 Ibtissem Hannachi
Tunisia (TUN)
 Yoko Takahashi
Japan (JPN)
 Alexandra Witteborn
Germany (GER)
Kumite +60 kg  Elisa Au
United States (USA)
 Zsuzsanna Klima
Hungary (HUN)
 Lucélia Ribeiro
Brazil (BRA)
 Laurence Fischer
France (FRA)
Kumite open  Snežana Perić
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Tessy Scholtes
Luxembourg (LUX)
 Roberta Minet
Italy (ITA)
 Premila Supramaniam
Malaysia (MAS)
Team kumite  Spain  France  Turkey
 England

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 3 3 5 11
2  Spain 3 2 2 7
3  Japan 3 1 1 5
4  Yugoslavia 2 0 1 3
5  United States 2 0 0 2
6  Italy 1 1 4 6
7  England 1 1 2 4
 Germany 1 1 2 4
9  Benin 1 0 0 1
10  Iran 0 1 3 4
11  Croatia 0 1 1 2
12  Austria 0 1 0 1
 Hungary 0 1 0 1
 Luxembourg 0 1 0 1
 Netherlands 0 1 0 1
 Russia 0 1 0 1
 Tunisia 0 1 0 1
18  Turkey 0 0 3 3
19  Slovakia 0 0 2 2
 Venezuela 0 0 2 2
21  Brazil 0 0 1 1
 Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
 Egypt 0 0 1 1
 Greece 0 0 1 1
 Malaysia 0 0 1 1
 Romania 0 0 1 1
Total 17 17 34 68

Participating nations[edit]

751 athletes from 84 nations competed.

References[edit]

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