1972 World Karate Championships

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1972 World Karate Championships
Host city France Paris, France
Dates April 21–22
Main venue Stade Pierre de Coubertin
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The 1972 World Karate Championships are the 2nd edition of the World Karate Championships, and were held in Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France on April 21 and April 22, 1972.[1][2]

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Ippon Luiz Tasuke Watanabe
 Brazil
Billy Higgins
 Great Britain
Ištvan Šipter
 Yugoslavia
Guy Sauvin
 France
Team  France  Italy  Great Britain
 Singapore

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 1 0 1 2
2  Brazil 1 0 0 1
3  Great Britain 0 1 1 2
4  Italy 0 1 0 1
5  Singapore 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 4 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Forgotten World Karate Champion". Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Japanese players, officials punished for walking out of world tournament". Black Belt Times. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 

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