Karate at the 2015 European Games – Qualification

There will be a total of 96 qualifying places available for karate at the 2015 European Games: 48 for men and 48 for women. Eight athletes will compete in each of the 12 events.[1] Each competing nation will be allowed to enter a maximum of 12 competitors, one in each weight class. Hosts Azerbaijan is also allowed to enter an athlete in each weight class. Quota places will be allocated to the competitor(s) that achieved the place in the qualification events.[2]

Qualification summaryEdit

NOC Men Women Total
60kg 67kg 75kg 84kg +84kg Kata 50kg 55kg 61kg 68kg +68kg Kata
  Albania X 1
  Austria X X 2
  Azerbaijan X X X X X X X X X X X X 12
  Belarus X 1
  Belgium X 1
  Bulgaria X 1
  Croatia X X X X X X 6
  Czech Republic X 1
  Cyprus X 1
  Denmark X 1
  Finland X X 2
  France X X X X X X X X X X 10
  Georgia X 1
  Germany X X X X X 5
  Greece X X X 3
  Hungary X 1
  Iceland X 1
  Ireland X 1
  Italy X X X X 4
  Kosovo X 1
  Latvia X 1
  Luxembourg X 1
  Macedonia X X 2
  Montenegro X 1
  Netherlands X 1
  Norway X 1
  Poland X 1
  Portugal X 1
  Romania X 1
  Russia X X 2
  Serbia X X X 3
  Slovakia X 1
  Slovenia X 1
  Spain X X X X X X X 7
  Sweden X 1
  Switzerland X 1
  Turkey X X X X X X X X X X X 11
  Ukraine X X X 3
38 NOCs 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 96

Qualification timelineEdit

Event Date Venue
2015 European Karate Championships 19–22 March 2015   Istanbul
Allocation of quota places 24 March 2015

MenEdit

60 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Luca Maresca (ITA)
  Sofiane Agoudjil (FRA)
  Evgeny Plakhutin (RUS)
  Matías Gómez (ESP)
  Marko Antić (SRB)
  Emil Pavlov (MKD)
Universality place 1   Halil Marqeshi (ALB)
Total 8

67 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Niyazi Aliyev (AZE)
European Championships 6   Burak Uygur (TUR)
  Danil Domdjoni (CRO)
  Manuel Rasero (ESP)
  Yves Martial Tadissi (HUN)
  Steven Da Costa (FRA)
  Ricardo Giegler (GER)
Universality place 1   Irakli Tkebuchava (GEO)
Total 8

75 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Rafael Aghayev (AZE)
European Championships 6   Noah Bitsch (GER)
  Luigi Busà (ITA)
  Ruslans Sadikovs (LAT)
  Erman Eltemur (TUR)
  Logan Da Costa (FRA)
  Illya Nikulin (UKR)
Universality place 1   Panayiotis Loizides (CYP)
Total 8

84 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Aykhan Mamayev (AZE)
European Championships 6   Nello Maestri (ITA)
  Kenji Grillon (FRA)
  Ugur Aktas (TUR)
  Alvin Karaqi (KOS)
  Georgios Tzanos (GRE)
  Yaroslav Horuna (UKR)
Universality place 1   Kamil Warda (POL)
Total 8

+84 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Slobodan Bitević (SRB)
  Enes Erkan (TUR)
  Martin Nestorovski (MKD)
  Jonathan Horne (GER)
  Felipe Reis (POR)
  Spyridon Margaritopoulos (GRE)
Universality place 1   Moreno Sheppard (NED)
Total 8

KataEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Tural Baljanli (AZE)
European Championships 6   Damián Quintero (ESP)
  Mehmet Yakan (TUR)
  Vu Duc Minh Dack (FRA)
  Mattia Busato (ITA)
  Christopher Rohde (DEN)
  Pasi Hirvonen (FIN)
Universality place 1   Adrian Guta (ROU)
Total 8

WomenEdit

50 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Bettina Plank (AUT)
  Alexandra Recchia (FRA)
  Duygu Bugur (GER)
  Serap Özçelik (TUR)
  Monika Berulec (CRO)
  Kateryna Kryva (UKR)
Universality place 1   Mariya Koulinkvich (BLR)
Total 8

55 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Emilie Thouy (FRA)
  Tuba Yakan (TUR)
  Jennifer Warling (LUX)
  Cristina Ferrer (ESP)
  Branka Aranđelović (SRB)
  Jelena Kovačević (CRO)
Universality place 1   Bettina Alstadsæther (NOR)
Total 8

61 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Lucie Ignace (FRA)
  Ana Lenard (CRO)
  Ingrida Suchánková (SVK)
  Irene Colomar (ESP)
  Merve Çoban (TUR)
  Tjaša Ristić (SLO)
Universality place 1   Nele De Vos (BEL)
Total 8

68 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Alisa Buchinger (AUT)
  Elena Quirici (SUI)
  Marina Raković (MNE)
  Cristina Vizcaíno (ESP)
  Vassiliki Panetsidou (GRE)
  Hafsa Şeyda Burucu (TUR)
Universality place 1   Telma Rut Frímannsdóttir (ISL)
Total 8

+68 kgEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Maša Martinović (CRO)
  Meltem Hocaoğlu (TUR)
  Helena Kuusisto (FIN)
  Nadège Ait-Ibrahim (FRA)
  Ivanna Zaytseva (RUS)
  Hana Antunovic (SWE)
Universality place 1   Borislava Ganeva (BUL)
Total 8

KataEdit

Means of qualification Total
places
Qualified athletes
Host nation 1   Azerbaijan
European Championships 6   Sandra Sánchez (ESP)
  Dilara Bozan (TUR)
  Jasmin Bleul (GER)
  Veronika Mišková (CZE)
  Sandy Scordo (FRA)
  Vlatka Kiuk (CRO)
Universality place 1   Karen Dolphin (IRL)
Total 8

ReferencesEdit