The 2018 World Karate Championship concluded in Madrid (Spain) on Sunday 11th of November in a true celebration of sportsmanship and sports values. After six exciting days of Karate action, the historic tournament edition crowned the new kings and queens of the sport. The only medal of the Nordic countries was bronze, by Swedish Hana Antunovic, who achieved an outstanding result and got the long-awaited World Cup medal in Kumite +68.
Kalvis Kalnins , from Latvia, was close to another bronze medal, after making an excellent championship and qualifying for the third place match. He lost in a tight fight with the result of 4-5.