WKF announces first qualified athletes for Tokyo 2020
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The World Karate Federation has announced the first Karate athletes who have earned the qualification for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Due to the cancellation of the last qualifying tournaments because of the coronavirus outbreak, the first stage of the Olympic qualification pathway has been finalised. The four highest-ranked athletes per gender and Olympic event claim the 32 places allocated by standings. Additionally, the WKF has also confirmed the Japanese athletes who take the host nation quota in each one of the Olympic categories.