Ukrainian karate Valery Chebotar has reached the final of the 24th world championship of karate, which takes place in Madrid (Spain).
Valery Chebotar, which ranks third in the world rankings in Kumite, won in Madrid six fights and made it to the final of the world Cup, reports sportarena.com.
In the final of the Valery Chebotar will face Croat Ivan Qualichem. The match will be held tomorrow, November 10.
Ukrainian athlete on the way to the final defeated rivals from Norway (6:0), Belgium (4:2), Senegal (1:0), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1:1, first typed points), Iran (6:5), and in the semifinals defeated Yuldashev Daniyar from Kazakhstan on hanteo.
Recall, November 6, in the Spanish capital started a 24-th world championship on karate. Competitions are held in the arena WiZink Center that may take 15 thousand spectators. Medal win 1117 athletes from 140 countries. An important feature of the championship is that the participants are competing not only for medals but also for ranking points to qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020.