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Karate added to the 2023 Canada Winter Games Sport Program

Karate added to the 2023 Canada Winter Games Sport Program

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Karate has been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

“We are excited that the 2023 Canada Winter Games will feature Karate,” said Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “This will mark the first time Karate appears at the Canada Games and we can’t wait to see the nation’s top young athletes compete in this thrilling sport.”

The initial sports selected for inclusion for the 2023 Canada Winter Games were announced on January 9th, 2017. The Canada Games Council Sport Committee named four sports for 2023 bid committee selection: Karate, Table Tennis, Fencing and Target Shooting.

"Karate Canada is thrilled to have been selected as Host Choice for the 2023 Canada Winter Games,” said Karate Canada President, Craig Vokey. “This will be Karate's first appearance at the Canada Games and we are looking forward to showcasing what the best 16/17-year-old competitors across the country can do.”

The 2023 bid region notified the Canada Games Council of its decision last month.

The final sports selected for the 2023 Canada Winter Games program are:

Alpine Ski

Archery

Badminton

Biathlon

Boxing

Cross Country Ski

Curling - Female

Curling - Male

Figure Skating

Freestyle Ski

Gymnastics - Artistic

Gymnastics - Trampoline

Hockey - Female

Hockey - Male

Judo

Para Alpine

Para Nordic

Ringette

Snowboard

Special Olympics Figure Skating

Speed Skating - Long Track

Speed Skating - Short Track

Squash

Synchronized Swimming

Wheelchair Basketball

HOST CHOICE

Karate

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