Libyan karateka refuses to fight Israeli competitor in World Champs

Libyan karateka refuses to fight Israeli competitor in World Champs

October 27, 2016 - 21:45
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Libyan Karate fighter Adel Amin refused on Thursday to face his Israeli opponent Ahmed Abu Bassal in the Kumite 84+kg competitions of the 2016 Karate World Championships.

The 23rd edition of the Karate World Championships is being held in the Austrian city of Linz between October 25-30.

Last year, Libyan Judoka Mohammed Al-Kwaish the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan to avoid facing his Israeli opponent.

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