Tokyo Olympic Karate "Kumite" to re-select the national team first June 22 at 12:15
As the international karate competition related to the selection of the Tokyo Olympics, which was canceled due to the influence of the new coronavirus, will be held next spring and will be held next spring It was decided to re-select two classes of "Kumite". This is the first time that the re-election of representative unofficial players has been revealed in Japan after the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.
The karate international sports organization, the World Karate Federation, has announced the cancellation of international tournaments such as March, as it will be able to gain points in the world ranking for selection of the Tokyo Olympics due to the influence of the new coronavirus.
In response to this, the All Japan Karatedo Federation was among the top points at that point in all "Kumite" with Naoto Saai of 67 kg for boys and Mayumi Someya of 61 kg for women as a representative of the Tokyo Olympics. was doing.
However, with the Tokyo Olympics postponed for one year, the World Karate Federation announced last month that it will hold an international tournament in April next year, and as a result of the Karatedo Federation again discussing the unofficial decision, as for these two classes, Depending on the result of the month's tournament, the top and second ranked players may be replaced by points, so after canceling the informal decision, we will be re-selected at the point when the next year's international tournament was finished. It was
This is the first time that the re-election of representative unofficial players has been revealed in Japan after the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.
In Karate, 6 other players have already been nominated as representatives, but the Karatedo Federation has also canceled the tentative appointment for these 6 players. This is a decision of the Karatedo Federation in line with the policy that the international competition group will officially decide the athletes who can participate after the international competition in April next year, but these 6 people may be replaced regardless of the results of the international competition. The fact that there is no such thing means that the federation is "certain that it is certain that the representative will be offered.