2002 World Karate Championships

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.

2002 World Karate Championships
Host citySpain Madrid, Spain
Dates21–24 November
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MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual kata Takashi Katada
  Japan
Javier Hernández
  Spain
Antonio Díaz
  Venezuela
Karim Sharif
  Egypt
Team kata   Japan   Spain   Croatia
  Italy
Kumite −60 kg Damien Dovy
  Benin
Cécil Boulesnane
  France
Paul Newby
  England
Hossein Rouhani
  Iran
Kumite −65 kg George Kotaka
  United States
Lazar Boskovic
  Germany
Andrea Calzola
  Italy
Mehdi Amouzadeh
  Iran
Kumite −70 kg Giuseppe Di Domenico
  Italy
Junior Lefevre
  Croatia
Óscar Vázquez
  Spain
Messaoud Hammou
  France
Kumite −75 kg Iván Leal
  Spain
Jasem Vishgahi
  Iran
Köksal Çakır
  Germany
İsmail Hakkı Şen
  Turkey
Kumite −80 kg Yann Baillon
  France
Daniël Sabanovic
  Netherlands
Zeynel Çelik
  Turkey
Miloš Živković
  FR Yugoslavia
Kumite +80 kg Leon Walters
  England
Alexander Gerunov
  Russia
Jan Tuček
  Czech Republic
Seydina Baldé
  France
Kumite open Predrag Stojadinov
  FR Yugoslavia
Daniel Devigili
  Austria
Konstantinos Papadopoulos
  Greece
Klaudio Farmadín
  Slovakia
Team kumite   Spain   England   France
  Iran

WomenEdit

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

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France33511
2  Spain3227
3  Japan3115
4  FR Yugoslavia2013
5  United States2002
6  Italy1146
7  England1124
  Germany1124
9  Benin1001
10  Iran0134
11  Croatia0112
12  Austria0101
  Hungary0101
  Luxembourg0101
  Netherlands0101
  Russia0101
  Tunisia0101
18  Turkey0033
19  Slovakia0022
  Venezuela0022
21  Brazil0011
  Czech Republic0011
  Egypt0011
  Greece0011
  Malaysia0011
  Romania0011
Totals (26 nations)17173468

Participating nationsEdit

751 athletes from 84 nations competed.

ReferencesEdit

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