HALIFAX (from Karate Canada) — Hundreds of athletes and dozens of coaches, referees, delegates and volunteers were assembled in Halifax last weekend, for the three-day 2018 Karate Canada National Championships. This constituted yet another record-breaking edition of this event, now in its 43rd year, assembling no less than 487 athletes, 60 coaches and 73 officials. These championships constitute the main selection event for the Junior and Senior National Team Programs.
For the fourth consecutive year, the National Championships featured competitors in Para Karate divisions who once again inspired the entire Canadian karate community with their display of determination, courage and perseverance. The event also saw a number of extra selection divisions that determined the composition of the team Karate Canada will be sending to the Youth Olympic Games qualification tournament in June in Umag, Croatia.
Click here to view the full results of the tournament. Canada has strong hopes leading up to the upcoming Senior Pan American Championships, Cadet & Junior Pan American Championships, Senior World Championships, and numerous other international events of the season.
Karate Canada’s next edition of these Championships will be in March 2019 in Toronto.