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The Karate 1-Premier League, the biggest event in karate, is returning to Turkey with the 2024 Karate 1-Premier League set to take place in Antalya from March 15 to 17, 2024.

As one of the leading nations in the sport and a center for major events, Turkey will host the second Karate 1-Premier League tournament of the 2024 season. This time, the event will be held in Antalya, a resort city located in the southern part of the country, marking the city's debut as a host for a major karate event.

The event is scheduled to run from March 15 to 17 and will bring together the world's top karate athletes following the successful inaugural tournament in Paris, France. Following Antalya, the Karate 1-Premier League will move on to Cairo, Egypt, and Casablanca, Morocco.

Turkey last hosted a Karate 1-Premier League event in 2021, when the tournament was held in Istanbul. The 2021 Karate 1-Premier League Istanbul saw over 400 athletes from 61 countries participate, with representatives from Turkey topping the final medal table.