More than 500 athletes from over 50 nations competed in this championship. Emma Grech, who was accompanied by National Kumite Coach Sensei Josef Antonelli competed in Kumite -68 kg individual female category placing 9th.
MKF athlete Emma Grech fought 3 rounds.
1st round Malta beats Frolova Victoria (Russia) 4-0
2nd round Malta loses to Agier Alize (France) 6-0. France goes up to final.
3rd round repechage: Malta loses to Buruku Hafda Seyda (Turkey) in the last 15 seconds with the score of 1-0. France placed 2nd and Turkey 3rd.