President of Azerbaijan National Karate Federation attends WKF Extraordinary Congress

  26 October 2017    Read: 585
President of Azerbaijan National Karate Federation attends WKF Extraordinary Congress

President of Azerbaijan National Karate Federation Yashar Bashirov has participated in the WKF Extraordinary Congress held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

Delegates at the WKF Extraordinary Congress heard presentations and took decisions on an exciting future for Karate, as the sport explores new territories including the debut of the modality on the sports programme of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

“The development of Karate has never reached such high levels. We are experiencing a great moment for Karate and the progress of our sport is as outstanding as ever before,” said WKF President Antonio Espinos. “However, as you know, my task is not to be complacent but to put a focus on the areas in which we can continue growing,” added the head of the World Karate Federation in the opening of the Congress.

Delegates from 95 national federations gathered at the WKF Extraordinary Congress celebrated in the city of the Canary Islands on the score of the 2017 World Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships. The plenary session of the international Karate organisation hailed the exciting future for the sport.

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