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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Karate – Official Hospitality


Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Karate – Official Hospitality

Businesses and individuals can enjoy an unparalleled experience with the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Karate Official Hospitality programme, guaranteeing the very best tickets and access to in-venue hospitality during the Games.

Karate will make its first appearance on the Games programme at Tokyo 2020, with men and women competing in kata (forms) and kumite (sparring) events at the Nippon Budokan.

Fill in your online Hospitality Booking Request, then one of our expert advisors will contact you about booking your Tokyo 2020 Olympic Official Hospitality.

 




Disciplines

Karate | 06 August 2020 - 08 August 2020 | ¥125,000 +JCT

Venue: Nippon Budokan

Dates: 06 August 2020 – 08 August 2020

Karate will make its first appearance on the Games programme at Tokyo 2020, with men and women competing in kata (forms) and kumite (sparring) events at the Nippon Budokan.

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Overview

Karate is a martial art that originated in Okinawa during the Ryukyu Dynasty period. It spread throughout Japan during the 1920s and then worldwide following World War II. It is predominantly a striking, kicking and punching art. A Karate practitioner is called a karateka.

Broadly speaking, karate competition consists of kata (forms) and kumite (sparring).

Kata are demonstrations of forms consisting of a series of offensive and defensive movements targeting a virtual opponent. Competitors choose the kata they will demonstrate from 102 that are recognised by the World Karate Federation. A point-based system was adopted in January 2019 whereby the scores awarded by three of the seven judges are added then applied to a separate calculation formula to determine the winner.

Key factors include the strength, speed, rhythm, balance and power of strikes and kicks; the solidity, clarity and force of movements; and the proper expression of the meaning of each technique with beautiful, flowing motion.

In kumite, two karateka face each other in a matted competition area measuring 8m x 8m. Athletes must land a series of blows on the target area of their opponent’s body with energy and precision. Attacks with good form, power and control earn between one and three points. A competitor wins by amassing eight points more than their opponent within the duration of the bout or by gaining more points than their opponent in the allotted time (three minutes). In the event of a tie, the competitor who scored the first point is the winner. In the case of a scoreless bout, the winner will be declared by decision of the judges.

Karate’s quest to secure a place on the Olympic programme dates back to the 1970s. In 2015, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee proposed the inclusion of karate as one of five additional sports, a decision that was approved by the International Olympic Committee. Athletes will compete at the Nippon Budokan, the spiritual home of Japanese martial arts and a legacy venue from the Tokyo 1964 Games.

 

Event Programme

  • Kata (Men/Women)

  • Kumite

Three weight categories

(Men -67kg, -75kg, +75kg)

(Women -55kg, -61kg, +61kg)

 

Hospitality Packages

 

Event Programme

Click on the arrows to see the event disciplines and session times. Session times indicate the event, as opposed to hospitality, start time.

Thursday 06 August, 2020

 

Afternoon Session (17:00 – 21:30)

  • Women’s Kumite -55 kg Elimination Round
  • Women’s Kata Bronze Medal Bouts
  • Women’s Kata Final Bout
  • Women’s Kata Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Kumite -67 kg Semifinals
  • Women’s Kumite -55 kg Semifinals
  • Men’s Kumite -67 kg Final
  • Women’s Kumite -55 kg Final
  • Men’s Kumite -67 kg Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Kumite -55 kg Victory Ceremony

 

 

Friday 07 August, 2020

 

Afternoon Session (17:00 – 21:30)

  • Men’s Kumite -75 kg Elimination Round
  • Men’s Kata Bronze Medal Bouts
  • Men’s Kata Final Bout
  • Men’s Kata Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Kumite -61 kg Semifinals
  • Men’s Kumite -75 kg Semifinals
  • Women’s Kumite -61 kg Final
  • Men’s Kumite -75 kg Final
  • Women’s Kumite -61 kg Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Kumite -75 kg Victory Ceremony

 

 

Saturday 08 July, 2020

 

Afternoon Session (14:00 – 20:15)

  • Women’s Kumite +61 kg Elimination Round
  • Men’s Kumite +75 kg Elimination Round
  • Women’s Kumite +61 kg Semifinals
  • Men’s Kumite +75 kg Semifinals
  • Women’s Kumite +61 kg Final
  • Men’s Kumite +75 kg Final
  • Women’s Kumite +61 kg Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Kumite +75 kg Victory Ceremony

 

 


Hospitality Options

Silver ¥125,000 +JCT

Combine the drama and passion of world class Olympic sport with VIP treatment in a relaxed and prestigious first class hospitality lounge.

  • Modern Japanese and international gourmet street food concepts
  • A wide selection of top quality food and drink options
  • Informal environment providing a high level of comfort and hospitality for you and your guests
  • Located on stadium concourses and lounges at selected venues
  • Elegant commemorative souvenir VIP access pass and lanyard
  • Daily event schedule

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Official Hospitality – Karate

 

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