May 11 – 13 this tournament was held at the Okinawa Prefectural Budodan. 390 athletes from 29 countries and regions participated. The event was hosted by AKF of WKF and co-hosted by the Okinawa Prefecture. It is the first time that it is held in Okinawa.

  During the tournament period, many karateka and people involved with the event visited the Okinawa Karate Kaikan and our center. Thank you.

  The overall results of the competition are as follows: Japan 14 medals. Iran and Kazakhstan, 5 medals each. Malaysia, Jordan, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia 2 medals each. UAE, Vietnam, Thailand 1 medal each.

  The full results are at this link: 2018_AKF_17th_U21_Results