On March 23 in Kiev, Ukraine in the sports complex
of the National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine was held the First Open Championship of Ukraine KWU.
Championship organizers: KWF Ukraine, IFK Ukraine, KI Ukraine.
Championship Director Sensei Dmytro Nikolaiev.
The championship was attended by representatives of 7 international federations: /KWF/ Kyokushin World Federation, /IFK/ International Federation Karate (Kyokushin), /KI/ Kyokushin-kan International, /WKO/ Word Karate Organization Shinkyokushinkai, /KBKOKK/ Kyokushin Budo Karate Organization Kyokushin Kenbukai, /HlKO/ HonKyokushinkai International Karate Organization, /IBU/International Budokai Union Kyodokyokushin.
Athletes represented 14 regions of Ukraine: Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk, Zhytomyr, Zakarpatia, Zaporizhia, Kiev, Mykolayiv, Poltava, Odesa, Ternopil, Cherkasy, Chernivtsi, Chernihiv regions and Kiev city.
The day before the championship, the accredited KWU judges held a judicial seminar for the judges who served at the KWU Ukrainian Championship.
According to the results of the championship, athletes were selected to the national team of Ukraine for participation in the European Championship KWU (Berlin, Germany).
KWF UKRAINE: KFU – Kyokushin kai Federation of Ukraine