The 4th KWU Kyokushin World Championship
among men and women in weight categories will be held on December 7-8, 2019, Qazaqstan, Nur-Sultan
The winners from the 1st place to the 3rd place will be awarded with the prize fund of the World Championship:
1st place – 3000 $
2nd place – 1500 $
Two 3rd places – 750 $ each
Men (18 years and older, kumite): 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 95+ kg.
Women (18 years and older, kumite): 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 70+ kg.
The competitor’s age is determined as at the day of going through the credentials committee, which is December 6, 2019.
Conditions of participation and number of competitors from each country
One competitor from a country is allowed in each weight category. The host country of the KWU World Championship – Kazakhstan is allowed to apply two competitors in each weight category.
Representatives of national federations, who have passed national qualifying tournaments with calling of all interested groups of Kyokushin in a particular country at age of 18 years old and above with a style qualification not less than 4th kyu are allowed to participate in the World Championship.
Time and place of holding national qualifying tournaments are determined jointly by representatives of international organizations, listed in the “Members” section on www.kwunion.com.
Participation of competitors from WKO Shinkyokushinkai
The competitors from WKO Shinkyokushinkai, who wish to participate in the 4th KWU Kyokushin World Championship, should contact their Branch Chiefs, who would inform about this request the WKO Shinkyokushinkai Headquarters.
The competitions will be held by the rules of KWU, which are published on the official website: www.kwunion.com
Conditions of summarizing of the results
The championship is a single-elimination tournament with the elimination of the losing fighter after one defeat. There will be two 3rd place winners in each weight category (no bouts for the third place).