Baku Sports Palace hosted the 18th republican championship among adolescents and young people and the 25th republican championship among adults. The karateists of “Gabala” Sports Club tested their strength within the competition. Rafiz Hasanov succeeded in the championship. Our athlete competing in the 67 kg weight category joined the struggle among adults on the last day of the competition. Rafiz was awarded with the title of Azerbaijani champion winning over other competitors in his weight category.