Turkish Karate Federation (TKF) President Esat Delihasan has died of COVID-19 in Istanbul, the federation announced on Monday.
In an Instagram post, the federation said Delihasan, 52, died at around 8 a.m. (0500GMT) on Monday in the Avrasya Hospital, where he had been taking treatment for the virus for a week.
It also offered condolences to his family and the Turkish karate community.
Delihasan, who had tested positive for the virus on April 11, had been the federation's chief since 2009.
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