Hodeida: Committee to Test Karate Belts [Archives:1998/09/Sports]
The Republic Karate Championship will be held on March 16, 1998.
For this purpose, the Hodeida branch of the Karate Association has started last Thursday to test the validity of the athletes’ karate belts. This process took place in the closed sports hall in Bait Al-Shabab.
The athletes undergoing the test will participate in the qualifiers of Republic Championship on March 10th as representatives of their clubs. The special testing committee has examined 34 athletes who have different belts. The participants were all registered for the lot drawing which will start on March 9th to decide the weights allowed to participate in the qualifier games.