As part of the 14th KWU International Summer Camp was held the KWU Youth World Cup (18-21 y.o.), which is the successor of the International Varna Cup, held since 2017. The first international tournament Varna Cup was held in 2017 and was a success. Due to the great interest and increasing number of participating countries, in 2019 the format changed to the World Cup for young karate talents.
KWU World Youth Cup (18-21 y.o.) was held in openweight category for males and females. Each winner received a medal, a cup, a diploma, and a financial award.
Male division with 20 participants:
1st place 3000 euros,
2nd place 2000 euros and 2 third places 1000 euros each;
respectively for Female division with 11 participants:
1st place 2000 euros,
2nd place 1500 euros and 2 third places 1000 euros each.
After contested and interesting bouts – 4 bouts to the final in the male division and 3 battles to the final in women division, the winners are:
1. Yuriy Rusin (Ukraine)
2. Thomas Ritter (Germany)
3. Vladislav Rubalskyi (Ukraine)
3. Yunus Emre Demir (Turkey)
1. Valeriya Lozanova (Bulgaria)
2. Ayfer Yeter (Turkey)
3. Aliaksandra Kantsavenka (Belarus)
3. Martina Chobanova (Bulgaria)
Best Technique: Valeria Lozanova (Bulgaria) & Yuriy Rusin (Ukraine)
Fighting spirit: Martina Chobanova (Bulgaria) & Yunus Emre Demir (Turkey)
Best Knockout: Aliaksandra Kantsavenka (Belarus) & Atanas Lichev (Bulgaria)
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