Together with the German championships of the achievement class, the German championships for people with disabilities
took already place for the third time.
23 male and female participants in five classes from mental handicapped people to people with wheel chair meant a new participation record.
The shown achievements wrung respect and recognition from the audience. The highlight was the competition of the wheel chair drivers where the best present athlete and principal character of the Paralympicfilm Sigrid Karl from Munich got masterfully her third title.
The biggest television broadcasting stations of Germany ARD and ZDF reported for the first time about these championships what a novelty in the history of the karate disabled person's sport explains.
For the starters in the area mental disabilities it was at the same time the qualification for the Specialolympics Germany in Bremen at June. Here the German karate association is admitted as a demonstration sport.
Sigrid Karl: wheelchair champion germany
Video by Axel Krusch