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New WAKO Europe leadership

Dear All,
After a years of great work as WAKO Europe President, Mr Roy Baker, due  to his ocupacy with the position and duties as WAKO President, has decided to resign from position of WAKO Europe President. His decision was communicated to WAKO Europe Board  members during the last WAKO Europe Board meeting held in Budapest on May 18, 2019.

According to WAKO Europe Statutes, the first vice-president, Mr. Istvan Kiraly from Hungary, will take a duty of WAKO Europe Acting President until the new WAKO Europe electoral General Assembly.

New leadership of WAKO Europe

Mr. Istvan Kiraly was for all this time closest assistant of Mr. Roy Baker and he will have his full support in future work and development
of WAKO Europe. This two great leaders and their relationship concerning our sport can be a guaranty that WAKO Europe has a bright future.

Congratulation to Mr. Istvan Kiraly and we all wish him a lot of success as WAKO Europe Acting President!



Easter Greetings

Dear WAKO members,

Dear Friends,


To those celebrating in the upcoming days wish you and your families a peaceful and joyful Easter time!


Best wishes and Happy Easter!


Roy Baker
WAKO President


happy easter

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,
President of Turkish Kickboxing Federation

Complete image gallery on this link

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WAKO Children, Cadets and Juniors European Championships

TO: WAKO Europe members

Dear All,
Attached you can find important documents that you have to fill up and bring with your team on the occasion of WAKO European Championships that will be held in Gyor, Hungary (23.08./01.09.2019.). I would like to remind you that each registered athlete on the occasion of registration, weigh in and medical check must be in possession of:
1. WAKO Liability Waiver (filled up and signed) which MUST be delivered during weigh in to weigh in officer appointed by WAKO Europe
2. WAKO Medical Form (with stamp and signature of SPORT DOCTOR in country of residence) which MUST be delivered during medical check to official doctor appointed by WAKO Europe and LOC
3. WAKO Questionnaire (filled up) which MUST be delivered during medical check to official doctor appointed by WAKO Europe and LOC

With best regards,
Srdjan Bugarcic
WAKO Europe administration






To: WAKO Europe members

Dear friends,

It is my pleasure and great honour to invite you to take part in WAKO Children, Cadets and Juniors European Championships which will be held in Gyor, Hungary from August 24th, to September 1st, 2019.
Attached you can find Official Invitation with all important information about the Championships. Official Invitation you can also find on both WAKO Europe and WAKO web pages.
According to WAKO rules and regulations the eligibility for the participation is reserved only to WAKO National Federation/Association members.
Please, pay special attention on following:
Starting from this year Children (7,8,9 years old) are allowed to participate on Championships in POINT FIGHTING!
Registration will be possible only on SPORTDATA. It is mandatory to register each participant (athlete, coach, official...) with uploading photo (passport photo) on SPORTDATA! Registration withoput uploaded photo of each participant will not be accepted on SPORTDATA!
REGISTRATION on SPORTDATA after Wednesday, July 31st is not possible!
OFFICIAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE must be strictly respected!
Please, read carefully all information and if you need any assistance don't hesitate to contact us.
For more information about city of Gyor please, visit www.hellogyor.hu.

TICKETS AVAILABLE on the following link:

Looking forward to see you all in Gyor!

Official invitation letter

With best regards,

Mr. Roy Baker
WAKO Europe President

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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


All photos are in image gallery


Alija Ogrić

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

WAKO Europe HQ

Marsala Birjuzova 50
(Mr Srdjan Bugarcic),
11050 Belgrade, Serbia.

Contact phone:
+381 11 4066528
+381 63 289 322


Acting president
Mr. Istvan Kiraly
+ 36 309 400 935

Mr Istvan Kiraly WAKO Europe Acting President

Srđan Bugarčić
+ 381 63 289 322
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WAKO Europe
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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