1998 World Karate Championships

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.

1998 World Karate Championships
Host cityBrazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dates15–18 October
Main venueGinásio do Maracanãzinho
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MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

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

WomenEdit

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

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France54211
2  Japan5128
3  Turkey2035
4  England1236
5  Spain1168
6  Germany1146
7  Brazil1113
8  Greece1001
9  Italy0145
10  Finland0112
  Iran0112
12  Australia0101
  Czech Republic0101
  United States0101
  Venezuela0101
16  Belgium0011
  Croatia0011
  Denmark0011
Totals (18 nations)17173064

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