Championship of Dnepropetrovsk region-2019 on kiokushin karate was held in Dnipro (IKO-1)
These are the first official competitions in the new year for the Federation. The championship was held on February 23 at KP Sport-Invest at 18a Universal street. in the regional center of Dnepropetrovsk. Executive Director of the Kyokushin Karate Federation of Dnepropetrovsk Region, Chief Judge of the Competition Zaur Mammadov noted that
this tournament became qualifying for the championship of Ukraine, which will be held on March 16 also in the Dnieper. Therefore, all our guys were preparing to get into the national team and worthy to represent the Dnepropetrovsk region at the championship.
230 athletes from 4 cities of our region took part in the championship. This is the Dnieper, Kamenskoe, Kryvyi Rih, Sinelnikovo.
The competitions were held in different weight categories, from 6 years to adults and veterans, ie over 38 years. The championship was held in two sections - demonstration of technology, section of kata and kumite (duel). From each weight and age category were selected 2 people, this is the first and second place. And according to the results of the competition, in the near future the national team of Dnepropetrovsk region will be drawn up for performance at the Championship of Ukraine.
I would like to mention the vice-president of the All-Ukrainian and our regional federation Garik Albertovich Melikyan. He has been appointed Chief Referee of the forthcoming Ukrainian Championship, as he has always taken on many organizational issues of the tournament and thanks to this competition will be held at a high organizational level.
And also the president of our federation, Alexander Andreevich Soldatov, who always inspires confidence in our fighters.
On this day, the leadership of the federation noted for its help in promoting the sport in the area: Zam. Start Directorate of Youth and Sports of Dnepropetrovsk Regional State Administration Andrei Panchenko, deputy of the city council Mykola Slobodyanyuk and director of KP Sport-Invest Valery Shilo.
The competitions were at a good sporting level, and this is the merit of the coaching staff - the city of Dnipro: Alexander Soldatov, Zaur Mammadov, Vitaliy Korotkevich, Anton Korkach, Boris Kagalnitskov, Sergey Medvedev, Evgeny Neklesa, Ruslan Kuzminov, Alexandr Sergeyev, Aleksandr Igor Ryzhkov.
Sinelnikovo: Elnur Mammadov, Kamenskoe: Alexei Udovitsky, Alexander and Natalya Protasyuk, Krivoy Rog: Natalya Aratovskaya, Vadim Martynov, Sergey and Victoria Oleynik, Alexander Zibyuk.
Valuable gifts to the winners of the region championship were provided by the partner of the regional federation, the manufacturer of sports nutrition PowerPrо.
Thank you all for your participation!