The third Karate 1-Series A event of the season will now be held in Kocaeli (Turkey).
Scheduled from September 23 to 25, the tournament moves from Temuco (Chile) to Kocaeli (Turkey). As a major powerhouse nation of the sport, Turkey host another top event this year after welcoming the European Championships in Gaziantep and the World Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships in Konya.
The event will be the third Karate 1-Series A of the season after the events in Pamplona (Spain) and Cairo (Egypt). It is expected to attract a large number of competitors thus following the pattern of the Karate 1-Series A events.
The city of Kocaeli hosts another major Karate event after acting as the venue of the European Championships in 2017.