The 12th International Karate Championship was held with the support of the National Karate Federation, Islamic Azad University, and the direct supervision of the head of the World Karate Federation.
According to ISCA, Abolhassani thanked the Islamic Azad Univeristy and his family for their support. The holder of a second dan black belt also has 10 national and 5 international honours in his resume. He also noted that the IAU karate team has a strong, formidable background in national and international communities.
The 12th International Solidarity & Friendship Karate championship was held in Tehran, Iran with teams from the US, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan participating.