SUCCESSFUL TEAM TRIALS FOR KARATE CANADA
CALGARY, Monday, February 21, 2022 – On February 19 and 20, karate athletes from across the country competed in Calgary, Alberta to determine the rankings for the upcoming Pan American Championships to be held in Curacao in May 2022.
A total of 87 athletes from 7 different provinces competed for rankings in 16 categories in kata, kumite, team kata and para-karate.
This event is a first for Karate Canada since the pandemic. The pandemic caused the cancellation of 2 selection events since 2020. This was a return to national level competitions for all stakeholders.
In the next few days, Karate Canada will proceed with the invitation of athletes for the Pan American Championships and will announce its official selection based on the points of this event and the various international events of the past year.
About Karate Canada
Karate Canada is a not-for-profit corporation with the objective of describing and incorporating all activities related to the promotion, organization, regulation and popularization of the sport of karate all over Canada, of protecting the physical and emotional health of athletes, and of promoting the interests of karate throughout Canada.
Karate Canada and its 11 Provincial and Territorial Associations members normally assemble roughly 16,000 participants nationwide. Furthermore, Karate Canada is a proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the World Karate Federation and the Pan American Karate Federation. See more at www.karatecanada.org