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4th International Kickboxing European Cup

Dear All,

The 4th Turkish Open Kickboxing European Cup which is in the activity programme of both World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO) and Turkish Kickboxing Federation started today in Antalya with 2500 participants from 29 countries and 361 clubs. At the opening ceremony WAKO President Roy BAKER and WAKO Europe Vice President Salim KAYICI delivered their speech and mentioned the main purpose of sports is friendship and peace, for this main aim WAKO is trying its best. They both wished success to all participants and the whole audience shower their "white card" after opening speechs.

Best Regards,
SALIM KAYICI
President of Turkish Kickboxing Federation
WAKO EUROPE VICE PRESIDENT

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BALKAN OPEN 2019 OFICIAL REPORT

Dear WAKO friends,

Balkan Open 2019 held in Tešanj 23-24.03.2019 /Bosnia and Herzegovina,participation number of entries 624,number of clubs 88,number of countries 15.

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WAKO supervizor Mr.Romeo Deša,

Chief judge Neđo Bratić,Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Competition held on 4 tatamis and 2 ring.Event was heald in a sport atmosphere.

Balkan Open 2019 another great WAKO event has been successfully organised traditionaly 12 times.Top level of organisation has shown that,year after year this signification tournament has improved in every way-from sports,competing,overality and organisation to hospitality.

Both female and male kickboxers has shown high quality in their performances and presented all the beauty of sport to big crowd of spectators.

By this we would like to show our respect and thank to Promotor,Mr.Alija Ogrić

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Balkan Open was attended by Mr.Vladimir Sitar President WAKO Balkan Kickboxing Union, Mr.Romeo Deša Technical Director of the WAKO Federation and Mr.Tomislav Bilandžić President Kickboxing Federation Croatia. The event was also present at the event

Mayor town of Tešanj Mr.Suad Huskić with your associates and President of the Association of Businessmen Jelah-Tesanj Mesud Ajanović, who opened the Balkan Open 2019.

and Mr.Alija Ogrić Vice President WAKO Balkan Kickboxing Union.

Partipacipated competitors from Austria,Slovenia,Hungary, Romania,Croatia,Serbia,Bulgaria,Moldavia,Makedonia,

Montenegro,Grece,Izrael,Poland,Litvania and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Best team in the ring disciplines KBV Flek Tom Cat Tuzla/Bosnia and Herzegovina and tatami discipline team CBS Tešanj/Bosnia and Herzegovina..

The judges made a very good job,and a lot of thanks goes to them

We thank all participants for coming.

See you next year…

The official results of the Balkan Open 2019 was heald 23-24.03..2019 in

www.balkanopentesanj.com

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Alija Ogrić

Vice President WAKO Balkan Kickboxing Union and
Vice President Kickboxing Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina

SERBIA OPEN 2019 European Kick Boxing Cup - report

Belgrade, Hall "Ranko Žeravica" Novi Beograd,  15-17. March 2019.

THE BEST OF K-1

The European Kick Boxing Cup of Serbia OPEN, which is in the official calendar of activities of the World Kick Boxing Federation of WAKO, as well as its European division, was held this year from March 15-17 in Belgrade.

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305 competitors from 76 clubs from 14 countries of Europe participated, but also one far eastern Asian country of India.

The special guest and promoter of the tournament was Semmy Schilt, the Duch kick boxer, four time K-1 World Gran Prix Champion and one time GLORY heavyweight Grand Slam Champion. He is the only fighter in K-1 history who won Glory world championships three times in a row.

The competition took place in two disciplines of kick boxing, tatami Kick light and ring K-1, in the age categories ranging from senior, cadets, juniors to seniors, in women's and men's categories.

The competition began on Saturday, March 16, in the elimination bouts, so that on Sunday, March 17, some of the finals were completed during the day and the top ten final bouts were left for the special Gala evening program, which was designed as a real spectacle, started at 20,00h.

In front of about 1500 spectators and in front of the television cameras, the best fighters of the tournament faced each other in the ring.

The best competitor of the Serbia Open Cup was Remzija Dacić, -75kg K-1 from Montenegro.

The best female competitor was Marina Dekic, 56kg K-1, Kik Boxing Club "Internacional" Zrenjanin. The winners were awarded by Semmy Schilt, 4th World Glory Champion in K-1, who was the promoter of the tournament.

Within the special program of the Cup it was held the seminar in K-1, led by Semmy Schilt personally. Three hours of socializing and practicing with the champion were invaluable to all competitors who were eager to improve their career with the best in this matter. Simple explanations and demonstration of the techniques, as well as sparing supervision, confirmed why Semmy Schilt is the giant is not only by its physical constitution (2.10 m tall, weighing over 110 kg), but also by his heart and the passion to transfer precious knowledge to younger fighters who are just getting up for their biggest victories.

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The result of the competition by nations is as follows:

  1. Serbia
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. Hungary
  4. Moldova
  5. Slovakia
  6. Northern Macedonia
  7. Montenegro
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Slovenia
  10. Croatia

The most successful clubs with the highest number of medals won are:

  1. Kiraly team Hungary
  2. National team of Moldova
  3. Club of martial arts "Pobednik" Belgrade
  4. Kick Boxing Club "Champion" Skopje
  5. Kick Boxing Club "Red Star-Delije"

Slovak Open 2019, a growing International kickboxing Cup

The Slovak Open 2019 tournament celebrated its 20th anniversary with one more successful edition: from February 15th to 17th the Slovak Kickboxing Union and the city of Bratislava city hosted the awesome number of 518 fighters from 91 clubs and 7 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Serbia and Slovakia), in total 903 starts.
The competitions were held in Full Contact (26), K-1 Rules (116),Kick light (274), Light Contact (255), Point Fighting (232).

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The best TOP 5 clubs/teams were:
1. KiralyTeam
2. Czech Full Contact Union
3. Debreczeni Team
4. ZMKBA
5. Serbian Kickboxing federation

The best in PF: KiralyTeam

The best in LC: Czech FullContact Union.

The best in KL: KiralyTeam

The best in Full Contact: Czech FullContact Union

The best in K-1 Rules: Serbian Kickboxing Federation.

Best Fighter: Habas Antoine (HUN)

Best female fighter: Bussa Andrea (HUN)

Best coach Martin Zavoral (CZE)

Best Referee Petar Petrovic (SRB)

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Grand Prix Sarajevo BiH

A regional gathering in sport

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Grand Prix Sarajevo was held 22-23rd February 2019.
With a particular focus on regional clubs and an emphasis on introducing and developing more referees, Bosnia and Hercegovina has developed as a popular tournament and sport gathering of Balkan countries.
Not only this event stands as one more WAKO kickboxing event, but it enhances the lives of the people in that region, giving the opportunity to gather, to compete in sport, to make friendship and exchange the experiences.
The organizer, Kick Boxing Academy "ILIDŽA", can be more than satisfied with 512 competitors in 636 entries from 9 countries who were competing in disciplines: PF, LC, KL, LK, K-1.

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 Mrs. Jelena Kuburic was judged as the best ring referee.

 

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WAKO European Cup “Karlovac OPEN”

Better every year

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Karlovac, Croatia,   9th-10th February 2019

European kickboxing Cup “Karlovac Open” has been one of the biggest kickboxing competitions in WAKO Europe for 9 years. Every year the quality of the competition is improving so this Cup has become the most popular gathering of the new kickboxing season. Edition 2019 hosted 1890 competitors from 179 European clubs and amazing number of 31 country.

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Two sport halls were equipped for the whole day fights, first day in ring disciplines and point fighting and the second day light contact and kick light.

The evening was reserved, as always, for the best final ring fights, which attract the local audience as well.

The competition was organized by Kickboxing Club “Tigar” Karlovac, under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, the Central State Office for Sport, the Croatian Olympic Committee and the City of Karlovac.

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Results:

Ring disciplines:

  1. Croatia   (21 gold medal)
  2. Ukraine (12 gold medals)
  3. Serbia (6 gold medals)

Tatami discipines:

  1. Hungary (92 gold)
  2. Croatia (48 gold)
  3. Italy (29 gold)

Best clubs ring:

  1. WAKO Ukraine
  2. Kickboxing club “Pit Bull”, Croatia
  3. Sveti Duh-Osijek, Croatia
  4. Kick box club “Batajnica”, Serbia
  5. WAKO Israel

Best clubs tatami:

  1. KiralyTeam, Hungary
  2. Debreczeni Team, Hungary
  3. Masary Team, Bulgaria
  4. STAR Team, Bulgaria
  5. Fighter “Nowa Sol”, Poland

 

Turkish Open 2018 report

3rd International Turkish Open Kickboxing Tournament in memory of Alperen Atabay was held in PGS Kremlin Palace Hotel, Antalya, Turkey from 5th to 8th April 2018. The tournament has 2353 participants from 27 countries and 4 continents. This year’s event became one of the biggest in the world, with highest number of participants in ring sports and with one of the few highest overall. The event started with opening speeches of Mr. Salim KAYICI, President of  Turkish Kickboxing Federation and WAKO Europe Vice President and Mr. Roy BAKER, President of WAKO Europe.

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Antalya Province Vice Governor Mrs. Canan HANÇER BAŞTÜRK, Sports Vice General Director Mr. Ömer Altınsoy, Antalya Sports & Youth Provincial Vice Director Associate Professor Burhanettin Hacıcaferoğlu were present at the event. Athlete with down syndrome Yücel Mehmet ASA performed kickboxing demonstration. Participants also raised WhiteCard to support Peace through Sport. Starting from next year, Turkish Open will give out money awards. Thanks to everyone who participated or contributed in this event.

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(Mr Srdjan Bugarcic),
11050 Belgrade, Serbia.

Contact phone:
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+381 63 289 322

Email:

Acting president
Mr. Istvan Kiraly
+ 36 309 400 935

Mr Istvan Kiraly WAKO Europe Acting President

Secretary
Srđan Bugarčić
+ 381 63 289 322
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WAKO Europe
Board
Istvan Kiraly (HUN)
Salim Kayici (TUR)
Francesca Falsoni (ITA)
Yury Filimonov (RUS)
Nikolaus Gstattner (AUT)
Katarszyna Kocisewska (POL)
Olga Pavlenko (UKR)
Daimi Akin (NOR)
Romeo Desa (HRV)
Tomaz Barada (SVN)
Michaela Kovacova (SVK)
Michail Trantafillou (GRC)

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