Karate Live Stream: The Tokyo Olympics 2020 enters its last week. Several combat sports events have already concluded. However, there are a few left as well. Karate at the 2020 Olympics begins on the 5th of August. And what’s more? This is the first time Karate will be held at the Summer Olympics.
There will be a total of two disciplines. The sparring discipline will be Kumite, and will take place for both men and women across three weight classes. The other discipline, Kata, which is the solo discipline, will feature just one event each for men and women. So, there will be a total of 8 events, with 10 participants across each event, meaning a total of 80 competitors.
The three weight categories for the Kumite events will be – 67kg, 75kg and +75kg for men, while for the women it will be 55kg, 61kg and +61kg.
Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 Karate Live Stream – Preview
There are several karatekas to watch out for at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In the women’s kata, Kiyou Shimizu will be looking forward to carrying her 2x World Championship success into the Olympics Games 2020, as she will be gunning for glory in her own backyard.
37-year old Spaniard, Damian Quintero will be looking forward to signing off with a bang. The 10-time European champion does not have an Olympic medal to his name. However, the world no.1 will be looking to end his Olympics drought at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games.
Ryo Kiyuna of Japan will have the weight of the nation on his shoulders when he takes centre stage at the Nippon Budokan. The three-time world champion, is one of the favourites to win the Gold medal.
27-year old Wen Tzu-Yun of Chinese Taipei will be taking part in the women’s 55kg Kumite. She is a two-time Asian Games gold medalist, and might go on to strike Gold for her nation.
Karate Live Stream: Tokyo Olympics 2020 – Match Timings
|Category||Date & Time|
|67kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 5 – 12:05pm JST onwards, 8:35am IST, 3:05am BST, 11:05pm ET (August4)|
|75kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 6 – 5:00pm JST onwards, 1:30pm IST, 8:00am BST, 4:00am ET|
|+75kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 5 – 4:50pm JST onwards, 1:20pm IST, 2:20am BST, 3:50am ET (August 4)|
|Women’s Kumite||August 4 – 11:30am JST onwards, 8:00am IST, 2:30am BST, 10:30pm ET (August 3)|
|55kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 5 – 5:00pm JST onwards, 1:30pm IST, 8:00am BST, 4:00am ET|
|61kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 6 – 12:28pm JST onwards, 8:58am IST, 3:28am BST, 11:28pm ET (August 5)|
|-61kg- Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 7 – 2:00pm JST onwards, 10:30am IST, 5:00am BST, 1:00am ET|
|Kata||August 5 – 11:30am JST onwards, 8:00am IST, 2:30am BST, 10:30pm ET (August 4)|
|Women’s – Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 5 – 10:00am JST onwards, 6:30am IST, 1:00am BST, 9:00pm ET (August 4)|
|Men’s – Elimination Round Pool A, Pool B||August 5 – 10:00am JST onwards, 6:30am IST, 1:00am BST, 9:00pm ET (August 5)|
Where will Karate be held at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020?
The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 will be held at the Nippon Budokan. It is known as the Spiritual Home of Martial Arts. Located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, this venue has a capacity of almost 14500. It was opened in the year 1964 for the Tokyo Olympics 1964. It was renovated last year ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 – Karate Live Stream Details
Here is the list of official broadcasters for Karate live stream of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
|Antigua and Barbuda||CNS|
|Argentina||TVP TyC Sports|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||BHRT|
|Brazil||Grupo Globo BandSports|
|Brunei||beIN Sports RTB|
|Cambodia||beIN Sports Hang Meas|
|Canada||Bell Media CBC/Radio-Caada Sportsnet TLN|
|Caribbean||International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax|
|Chinese Taipei||Chunghwa Telecom EBC ELTA PTS|
|Cook Islands||Elijah Communications|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||RTNC|
|Dominican Republic||Antena 7|
|El Salvador||Canal 12|
|Estonia||ERR Postimees Group|
|Europe[ii]||Discovery, Inc. Eurosport|
|France||France Télévisions Eurosport|
|Hong Kong||DAZN i-Cable PCCW TVB|
|Indian subcontinent||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Latin America[iii]||América Móvil Vrio Corp.|
|Malaysia||Astro beIN Sports RTM Unifi TV|
|Mexico||Televisa TV Azteca Imagen Televisión|
|Mongolia||C1 Eagle TV Edu TV ETV NTV SBN Star TV TM TV TV5 TV8 TV9 UBS VTV|
|New Zealand||Sky TVNZ|
|Papua New Guinea||EM TV|
|Philippines||beIN Sports Cignal TV PLDT|
|Russia||Channel One Match TV Telesport VGTRK|
|Solomon Islands||Solomon Telekom|
|South Africa||SABC SuperSport|
|South Korea||KBS MBC Naver SBS|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||Infront Sports & Media SuperSport TV5Monde|
|Thailand||AIS beIN Sports GMM25 Plan B JKN18 PPTV TPT NBT ThaiPBS True4U|
|Trinidad and Tobago||CNC3|
|United Kingdom||BBC Eurospor|
|Venezuela||Vrio Corp. TVES|