Excessive celebration

 



TO ALL WKF NF’s, WKF – EC AND WKF COMMISSIONS DIRECTORS

According to the Olympic Charter “No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas.” Following this karate athletes must refrain from religious expression in the competition or medal ceremony area, such as crossing themselves, falling on their knees, kissing the ground etc. In order to maintain the dignity of our sport athletes must also refrain from excessive expressions of celebration that interfere with the prescribed salutation ceremony before and after the match. National Federations must ensure that all coaches and athletes are instructed accordingly.

Antonio Espinós

WKF President

C/ Boix y Morer, 15, Bº B

28003 Madrid, Spain

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