OST Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8:
The Odisha State Karate Do is going to host the 26th Cadet, Junior and Senior State Karate Championship at Sahid Nagar Indoor Hall here from January 14.
About 400 competitors and officials from 24 district karate associations would take part in 31 categories in the three-day event.
On the basis of the performance in this tournament, the players would be selected for the ensuing National Sub Junior and Junior Karate Championship.
Apart from this, selection of the state senior team would be held for the Senior National Karate Championshipto be organised by the Karate Association of India (KAI) at the Talkatora Indoor stadium at New Delhi from January 24.
Meanwhile, Utkal Karate School, in association with Shukokai Karate Do Union of India, is going to host the 5th All India Invitation Karate Championship at Sahid Nagar Indoor Hall here beginning from January 17.
About 400 men and women competitors, including national and international players from 10 states, would participate in 51 categories in the three-day event.