Turkish Karate Federation

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Turkey Karate Federation
Abbreviation TKF
Formation 1981
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Ulus, Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates 39°56′30.85″N 32°51′15.60″E / 39.9419028°N 32.8543333°E / 39.9419028; 32.8543333Coordinates: 39°56′30.85″N 32°51′15.60″E / 39.9419028°N 32.8543333°E / 39.9419028; 32.8543333
President
Esat Delihasan
Affiliations World Karate Federation (WKF)
European Karate Federation (EKF)
Website www.karate.gov.tr

Turkey Karate Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Karate Federasyonu, TKF) is the governing body for Karate in Turkey. It aims to govern, encourage and develop the sport for all throughout the country. Karate sport was governed in the 1970s under the Turkish Judo Federation. In 1980, the federation was renamed Judo and Karate. Finally, it became an independent organization in 1990. It is headquartered in Ankara.[1] TKF is a member of the European Karate Federation (EKF).

The federation organizes the national Karate events, and European and World championships hosted by Turkey.

International achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1990  Mexico 7 1 0 4 5
1992  Spain 5 1 2 1 3
1994  Malaysia 9 0 1 3 4
1996  South Africa 12 0 1 2 3
1998  Brazil 3 2 0 3 5
2000  Germany 6 1 0 1 2
2002  Spain 18 0 0 3 3
2004  Mexico 5 2 0 1 3
2006  Finland 7 1 0 0 1
2008  Japan 5 1 1 2 4
2010  Serbia 14 0 1 1 2
2012  France 4 1 2 3 6
Total 10 8 24 42

European Championships[edit]

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1988  Italy 12 0 0 1 1
1989  Yugoslavia 10 0 1 0 1
1990  Austria 13 0 0 1 1
1991  Germany 5 1 1 1 3
1992  Netherlands 9 0 1 2 3
1993  Czech Republic 7 1 0 0 1
1994  England 5 1 1 0 2
1995  Finland 7 0 1 4 5
1996  France 9 0 1 4 5
1997  Spain 4 2 0 1 3
1998  Serbia 6 1 1 6 8
1999  Greece 4 2 2 4 8
2000  Turkey 4 2 3 4 9
2001  Bulgaria 4 1 2 2 5
2002  Estonia 4 1 1 0 2
2003  Germany 5 2 1 1 4
2004  Russia 4 2 2 2 6
2005  Spain 6 1 1 4 6
2006  Norway 4 2 3 0 5
2007  Slovakia 2 3 3 2 8
2008  Estonia 6 1 1 8 10
2009  Serbia 4 2 1 4 7
2010  Greece 5 1 2 2 5
2011   Switzerland 8 1 0 2 3
2012  Spain 3 3 2 4 9
2013  Hungary 1 4 2 3 9
Total 34 33 62 129

Champion Karateka[edit]

Men
Women

International competitions in Turkey[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karate" (in Turkish). Spor AŞ. Retrieved 2012-11-26. 

External links[edit]