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Karate is not a sport and as such cannot be in the Olympics.

Taekwondo, a Korean sport that draws on many karate techniques, is codified to allow it to be done as a sport.

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When was karate introduced to the Olympic Games?

Karate has not been demonstrated as an Olympic sport yet.


Has US won gold in Olympic karate?

Karate is not an Olympic sport. However, Tai Kwon Do is an Olympic sport and there have been a number of gold medals for the United States in this sport.


What is the maximum age to compete in karate in the Olympics?

Karate is not an Olympic sport.


Is karate a olymipic sport?

No. Karate is not an olympic game. There are talks going on to include it in Olympics but currently it is yielding no result. However other martial arts like judo, taek won do and wushu are in Olympics.


Who was the first man to win an olympic gold medal for karate?

karate has never been an olympic sport unfortunatly.


Is karate the Olympic sport?

Karate is not an Olympic Sport. TaeKwonDo, a Korean based sport, has been in the Olympics. One of the challenges is that you have to make the activity a sport, and the rules have to be the same throughout the world. Karate is a combat art and many do not want to water it down.


Is the karate team participating in the 2012 Olympics?

Karate is not one of the Olympic sports. Taekwondo is an Olympic sport and the US is participating.


How many people have won medals in the olymipics through karate?

That would be none, as Karate is not an Olympic sport. Taekwondo is in the Olympics.


Is karate a contact sport?

Yes, Karate is a contact sport.


Are karate is an Olympic game?

At one time the karate was suggested but they could meet not the specifications. The present summer olympic includes both Judo and Tae Kwon Do Both these martial art s have a single world body to provide uniformity in their sport.


Is karate a boy sport?

No, karate is a unisex sport. It is made for both male and female.


Where was the sport karate from?

Karate originated from Okinawa, japan.

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