The Kyokushin World Federation hosted their World Championships in Krakow, Poland on 19-20 November with over seven hundred participants from thirty-three countries.
Competitors from IFK Great Britain, IFK Hungary, IFK Norway, IFK Poland, IFK Sweden and IFK Ukraine took part and we achieved two World Champions with Emma Markwell winning the Women’s +65kg and Jawand Mann the Boys U18 -80kg titles.
We thank the KWF President Shihan Pinero for the invitation and the General Secretary Shihan Drewniak for allowing the IFK to participate.
The IFK also had successes for Hungary and Sweden in this prestigious event with all medalists listed below:
Emma Markwell Great Britain +65KG Women Gold (on COVER PIC)
Jawand Singh Mann Norway -80KG U18 Boys Gold
Jazmin Reichert Hungary +45KG U14 Girls Silver
Jawand Singh Mann Norway U18 Boys Kata Silver
Siri Tegner Sweden -50KG U16 Girls Silver
Blake Collins Great Britain -80KG Men Bronze
Ebba Tegner Sweden -60KG U18 Girls Bronze