09/22/2019 in Ukraine (Mykolaiv) the international Kyokushin tournament KWF Ukrainian Open Cup 2019 was held in the Kumite section among children, boys and girls, juniors.
Organizer: KWF Ukraine (KFU – Kyokushin kai Federation of Ukraine). KWF Country Representative in Ukraine Dmytro Nikolaiev, sensei 4 dan.
In the competition for the right to be the first, 360 athletes from Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine fought.
The team of Ukraine was represented by the Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Zaporizhzhya regions and the city of Kyiv. On three tatami athletes fought for gold in 55 categories.
The competition was opened by the National Representative of KWF in Ukraine, President of the Kyokushin Kai Federation of Ukraine Dmytro Nikolaiev, he said kind words to the athletes and organizers of the competition, wished honest and uncompromising fights.
The event was attended by honored guests who, through joint efforts to popularize and help develop Kyokushin (KWF) in Ukraine:
– KWF Country Representative in Armenia Spartak Gasparyan, sensei 4 dan;
– KWF Country Representative in Moldova Vyacheslav Slanina, sensei 4 dan.
During the grand opening, for significant contribution to the development of Kyokushin in Ukraine were awarded: Spartak Gasparyan, Vyacheslav Slanina, Arthur Arushunyan and Dmytro Zhvavy.
Dmytro Nikolaiev solemnly handed over the black belts that were awarded according to the results of the exam at the All-Ukrainian Summer School Kyokushin 2019 and the Certification Commission of the International Sports Federation – World Kyokushin Federation (KWF) was awarded the master degree II Dan Oleg Pavlenko, Valery Vasin and the master degree I Dan Vadim Bobenko.
I hope that all the guests enjoyed our championship and next year we will definitely meet again at the international tournament KWF Ukrainian Open Cup 2020.
Special thanks for supporting the tournament to KWF Country Representative in Armenia Spartak Gasparyan and KWF Country Representative in Moldova Vyacheslav Slanina