The elimination phase in karate has ended. There are particularly exciting semifinal and final fights ahead.
Today, the second day of the karate competition within the framework of the European Games Krakow – Malopolska 2023 is underway in the hall in Bielsko-Biala. Yesterday we watched athletes in the kata and kumite competition, and today only in the contact kumite competition.
The best athletes from Europe are performing in heavier weight categories than the day before. Women in categories up to 61 kg, up to 68 and above 68. Men in categories up to 75 kg, up to 84 and above 84.
Already the preliminary fights provided the lively cheering fans with plenty of excitement, so the appetites for the next phase are even bigger. The semifinals will begin at 3:30 p.m. The first fights for gold medals will start at 5:30 p.m.
Results of the preliminary phase and the set of semifinal pairs HERE.