Date: August 16, 2019
Place: Tehran, Iran
Organizer: Iran Branch Chief Ahmad Pourmohseni
*Chaired by Middle East Board Member Hachem Makki (Lebanon Branch Chief)
The 1st Middle East Fullcontact Karate Championship was held in Tehran on August 16, with a total of 119 competitors in different age and weight categories from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, and Turkey. Including WKO, competitors from 5 Full Contact Karate organizations participated in the tournament. The competitors demonstrated a high level of technique and endurance. A training seminar was also held after the tournament, with 40 participants training hard and gaining valuable experience.