Asian Karate Championships

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Asian Karatedo Championships
AbbreviationAKF Championships
Region served
Asian Continental countries/regions
40 Affiliated Countries
Official language
English is the official language. If any question in respect to the sport or technique of karate, it will be referred to the original Japanese text.

The Asian Karatedo Championships are the highest level of competition for sport karate in Asia. The competition is held in a different country every two years organized by the Asian Karatedo Federation (AKF) under the supervision of World Karate Federation (WKF), the largest international governing body of sport karate with over 180 member countries. It is the only karate organization recognised by the International Olympic Committee and has more than fifty million members. The AKF organizes the Junior and Senior Asian Karatedo Championships in every two years in between the Olympic and Asian Games and participates in WKF World Karate Championships which its member Japan play as a powerhouse country when it comes to sport karate vying for world titles with counterpart opponents from the powerful nations such as France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain and Italy in many world championships.

Country Member's Joining AKF Championships[edit]

Asian Senior Karate Championships[edit]

Year Edition Date City and host country
1993 1 November Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
1995 2 September Philippines Manila, Philippines
1997 3 January Macau Macau
1999 4 December Singapore Singapore, Singapore
2001 5 November 24 Malaysia Genting, Malaysia
2004 6 February 6-8 Taiwan Taoyuan City, Taiwan
2005 7 May 17-22 Macau Macau
2007 8 August 24-26 Malaysia Seremban, Malaysia
2009 9 September 25–27 China Foshan, China
2011 10 July 21–24 China Quanzhou, China
2012 11 July 14–17 Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2013 12 December 5–7 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2015 13 September 4–6 Japan Yokohama, Japan
2017 14 July 15–17 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
2018 15 July 13–15 Jordan Amman, Jordan
2019 16 July 19–21 Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Related Major Karate Championships in Asia[edit]

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