The World Karate Federation has cancelled the Karate -1 Series A Istanbul due to coronavirus outbreak.
In accordance with the local organizers of the Turkish Karate Federation and Turkish authorities as the virus is spreading worldwide, this decision has been taken. This decision of cancellation was pending as the situation was monitoring by authorities. But the ongoing situation of the pandemic makes it impossible to ensure the safety of atheletes ,crew members and fans.
The Karate 1 – Series A Istanbul was the second stop of the calander of the 2020 Karate 1 –Series A after the successful tournament in Santiago (Chile), and it was going to be held from June 19 to 21.
Last event of the season in the calander is scheduled to take place from September 11 to 13 in Durban (South Africa).
According to World Karate Federation maintaining the safety and well being of the members of Karate family is our main priority.