Jonathan Horne Bio

German karateka, Jonathan Horne was born on January 17th, 1989 in the Barbarossa city of Kaiserslautern. He started karate at the age of five. Because of his urge to move and his fascination with Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan

He started karate in a nearby club. This Martial Arts captivated me from the very first training session.

After four years, at the age of nine, He changed his club to work with his current successful coach, Uwe Schwehm. 

At the 2018 World Karate Championships in Madrid, Spain, he won the gold medal in the men's +84 kg event.



He represented Germany at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. He also won the gold medal in his event on seven occasions at the European Karate Championships, most recently at the 2021 European Karate Championships held in Poreč, Croatia.

He won the gold medal in the men's kumite +80 kg event at the 2009 World Games held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.



In 2013, he represented Germany at the World Games held in Cali, Colombia and he won the gold medal in the men's kumite +84 kg event. In 2017, he competed in the men's kumite +84 kg event at the World Games held in Wrocław, Poland. He was eliminated in the elimination round.[8]

He won the silver medal in the men's +84 kg event at the 2015 European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan. At the 2019 European Games held in Minsk, Belarus, he won one of the bronze medals in the men's +84 kg event.

In 2019, he won the gold medal in his event at the European Karate Championships held in Guadalajara, Spain.

In 2021, at the 2020 Summer Olympics while fighting Gogita Arkania in the men's +75 kg event, Horne broke his right arm leaving him unable to continue



Jonathan is now the Head Coach for the German Karate National squad

Career Achievements

2008 European Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st Kumite +80 kg
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd Kumite +80 kg
2009 World Games Kaohsiung, Taiwan 1st Kumite +80 kg
2010 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st Kumite +84 kg
2011 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st Kumite +84 kg
2012 European Championships Adeje, Spain 1st Kumite +84 kg
1st Team kumite
2013 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd Kumite +84 kg
3rd Team kumite
World Games Cali, Colombia 1st Kumite +84 kg
2014 European Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd Kumite +84 kg
3rd Team kumite
World Championships Bremen, Germany 2nd Team kumite
2015 European Championships Istanbul, Turkey 3rd Kumite +84 kg
European Games Baku, Azerbaijan 2nd Kumite +84 kg
2016 European Championships Montpellier, France 1st Kumite +84 kg
World Championships Linz, Austria 3rd Team kumite
2018 World Championships Madrid, Spain 1st Kumite +84 kg
2019 European Championships Guadalajara, Spain 1st Kumite +84 kg
European Games Minsk, Belarus 3rd Kumite +84 kg
2021 European Championships Poreč, Croatia 1st Kumite +84 kg

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