Asian Karate Championships

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Asian Karate Championships
Statusactive
Genresporting event
Date(s)mid-year
Frequencyannual
Countryvarying
Inaugurated1973 / 1993 (1973 / 1993)

The Asian Karate Championships are the highest level of competition for sport karate in Asia. The competition is held in a different country every two years organized by the Asian Karate Federation (AKF) under the supervision of World Karate Federation (WKF), the largest international governing body of sport karate with over 180 member countries. The federation was formed in 1973 as the APUKO (Asian Pacific Union of Karatedo Organizations). It was renamed AUKO (Asian Union of Karatedo Organizations) in 1992 after the World Karate-Do Organizations (WUKO) was accepted by the IOC. In 1999, in conjunction with the World Federation of Karate-Do Organizations (WUKO) renamed the World Karate Federation (WKF), the federation was renamed the AKF (Asian Karatedo Federation).[1][2]

Championships[change | change source]

All time medal table[change | change source]

Seniors 1999 - 2019 exclude 2003[change | change source]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan1082837173
2 Iran533347133
3 China1492144
4 Malaysia11295393
5 Uzbekistan1072239
6 Kazakhstan9223970
7 Kuwait693146
8 Indonesia4143351
9 Vietnam3223459
10 Chinese Taipei3213054
11 Saudi Arabia3101427
12 South Korea32813
13 Jordan251623
14 United Arab Emirates1359
15 Pakistan1023
16 Hong Kong072229
17 Macau021113
18 Philippines0257
19 Syria0213
20 Thailand011314
21 Brunei0123
 Kyrgyzstan0123
 Myanmar0123
24 India0022
25 Iraq0011
   Nepal0011
 North Korea0011
 Singapore0011
 Sri Lanka0011
 Tajikistan0011
Totals (30 nations)231231458920

Juniors 2011 - 2019[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://akf.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/National-Team-Database-1970-2012.xls
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-03-16. Retrieved 2019-03-16.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Other websites[change | change source]