- Antonio José Díaz Fernández
- 8 total number
- Austria (Linz)
The most medals won at the World Karate Championship (male) is 8, and was achieved by Antonio Díaz Fernández (Venezuela), at the 23rd World Senior Championship, in Linz, Austria, on 29 October 2016.
Antonio Díaz Fernández won the two gold medals (Belgrade 2010, Paris 2012), one silver medal (Tokyo 2008) and five bronze medals (Madrid 2002, Monterrey 2004, Tampere 2006, Bremen 2014, Linz 2016).
He became the male karateka who has won the greatest number of medals in individual competitions (male kata) in the history of the Karate World Championships.