The World Karate Federation mourns the passing of Portuguese Karate legend Raul Augusto Queiroz da Mota Cerveira at the age of 76

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Born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1944, Raul Augusto Queiroz da Mota Cerveira founded the Portuguese Karate-do Association in 1980 and the national federation of Karate and associated disciplines in 1985. Considered the pioneer of the modality in the country, the Karate master launched the united national federation in 1992, heading the organisation from 1992 to 1993, and from 2001 to 2007.

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