The 48th European Senior Karate Championships will take place in Budapest from 9-12 May and will be broadcast live in the WKF YouTube channel in those countries where TV broadcast is not available.
The live video streaming will be displayed at the homepage of the WKF YouTube channel. The actual video event will not be visible until a few minutes before the Championships start, so don’t panic if you see nothing during the days/hours before the actual event.
The 48th European Senior Karate Championships will be broadcast live in the WKF YouTube channel in those countries where TV broadcast is not available. So, countries with TV broadcast will not be able to view the YouTube live streaming. The list of TVs offering the broadcast is:
The Fight network Canada
Band Sports Brazil
Combat Channel Russia
Kombat Sport France
Sport Klub Hungary
France TV overseas
If you live in a country without coverage from any of the TVs listed above, then you will be able to watch the 48th European Senior Karate Championships live in the WKF Youtube channel.
During the Championships, we will be tweeting on the WKFKarateChamps Twitter account; uploading videos on the WKF YouTube channel with backstage scenes, interviews to karatekas, etc; and posting articles on this same blog with a summary of the each day of competition. So stay tuned!
Luigi Busa of Italy and Rafael Aghayev of Azerbaijan confronted each other in the Final Male Karate Kumite -75 Kg of the World Karate Championships 2012 that took place in Paris.
As opposed to the 2010 Final, this time Luigi Busa outperformed Rafael Aghayev and he became World Karate Champion in the category Male Kumite -75kg. You can watch the match right below, interviews to both Luigi Busa and Rafael Aghayev, as well as the 2010 Final. Enjoy.
Amir Mehdizadeh of Iran vs Douglas Santos of Brazil confronted each other in the Final Male Karate Kumite -60 Kg of the World Karate Championships 2012 that took place in Paris.
Amir Mehdizadeh outperformed Douglas Santos and he became World Karate Champion in the category Male Kumite -60kg. You can watch the match right below plus the interviews to both Amir Mehdizadeh and Douglas Santos right after the match. Enjoy.
Hong Li of China and Alexandra Recchia of France confronted each other in the Final Female Karate Kumite -50 Kg of the World Karate Championships 2012 that took place in Paris.
Alexandra Recchia outperformed Hong Li and she became World Karate Champion in the category Female Kumite -50kg. You can watch the match right below plus the interviews to both Alexandra Recchia and Hong Li right after the match. Enjoy.
we present you the videos uploaded to the WKF YouTube channel during this week. The videos correspond to the Bronze Male Kumite +84kg and Bronze Female Kumite -55kg combats of the 21st WKF World Karate Championships 2012.
In the category of Bronze Female Kumite -55kg, we have Miki Kobayashi of Japan vs Sabina Zakharova of Kazakhstan, and Yassmin Attia of Egypt vs Nisha Alagasan of Malaysia.
In the category of Bronze Male Kumite +84kg, we have Khalid Khalidov of Kazakhstan vs Admir Zukan of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Stefano Maniscalco of Italy vs Zabiollah Poorshab of Iran.
we present you the videos uploaded to the WKF YouTube channel during this week. The videos correspond to the Bronze Male Kumite -60kg and Bronze Female Kumite +68kg combats of the 21st WKF World Karate Championships 2012. Enjoy.
After the excitement of the World Karate Championships in Paris, we are back with our series of interviews to the best of the best. Next in line is Rika Usami, World Karate Kata Champion. As in previous occasions, we will not interview Rika, YOU will be interviewing her.
So send us your questions for Rika Usami. You can do this in two different ways:
Leaving a comment at the end of this post and specifying “Question for Rika Usami”
Writing a tweet with the hashtag #WKFRikaUsami
Once we receive all questions, at the WKF we´ll perform a selection of 10 to 12 questions. This is your chance to interview a World Champion. And hurry, send us your questions before Monday 31st December!
Tras los Campeonatos del Mundo de Karate de París, vamos a seguir con nuestra serie de entrevistas a karatekas de primer nivel. La próxima en la lista es Rika Usami, recientemente coronada Campeona del Mundo de Karate Kata. Pero no la vamos a entrevistar nosotros, la vas a entrevistar TÚ.
Así que mándanos tus preguntas para Rika Usami. Lo puedes hacer de dos maneras:
Dejando un comentario al final de este artículo y poniendo “Pregunta para Rika Usami”
Poniendo en Twitter un tuit con el hashtag #WKFRikaUsami
Una vez recibidas todas las preguntas, en la WKF haremos una selección de 10-12 preguntas. Esta es tu oportunidad de entrevistar a toda una Campeona del Mundo. ¡Date prisa, tienes hasta el lunes 31 Diciembre para enviarnos las preguntas!
during the 2012 World Karate Championships, we performed quite a few interviews to some of the very best karatekas in the world. We have selected those that have received the most views so far. So here goes our top 5 interviews of the World Karate Championships 2012:
No. 1 with 8,050 views – Luigi Busa
No. 2 with 6,604 views – Rafael Aghayev and Shahin Atamov
only 5 days after the World Karate Championships ended and we are already missing them. Well, in order to mitigate that feeling a little bit, out of the 114 videos we uploaded during the Championships, we have selected those that have received the most views so far. So here goes our top 5 videos of the World Karate Championships 2012: