The “World Kickboxing and Karate Union” took place in Athens, Greece, between October 25.10 and October 30.10.2018, 1800. More than 39 athletes from XNUMX nations competed for the world championship in various categories. The Hayashi Karatecenter from Schiffweiler brought some World Cup medals to Saarland!
Karate is also one of the marginal sports in Saarland. The Hayashi Karate Center shows in exceptional form that there are proven masters in their field. After winning three gold medals in 2017, the athletes showed their exceptional quality again this year.
Dirk Dohm, 1st Chairman of the Karate Center explains:
"Hundreds of spectators, a certain nervousness and opponents who provoke from time to time, sometimes a tunnel view is absolutely important."
And it was exactly this tunnel view that the athletes in Athens showed:
- Ivonne Dohm Karate / Formen / Kata (previously unbeaten in the German national team throughout the 2018 season) fought against a total of 12 opponents in the veterans +35 area twice World Cup bronze.
- Lars Bleymehl Karate Kumite Junior male 13-17 / + 70Kg could over World Cup bronze looking forward.
- Dirk Dohm Karate Kumite performance class male + 90kg / Karate Kumite men once won the World Cup Silver / Vice World Champion title and once with that German Kumite Team Men's World Cup Bronze.
- Samuel Müller, bronze medalist of the 2017 World Cup Karate Kumite Kids male -50kg reached the World Cup Silver / Vice World Champion title.
Background information on the "WKU"
The world association WKU, led by the multiple martial arts world champion Klaus Nonnemacher, is one of the largest kickboxing and karate associations worldwide and is likely to be won by the multiple professional kickboxing world champion Dr. Christine Theiss or currently Marie Lang or Michael Smolik, also known as multiple amateur world champion and reigning professional kickboxing world champion.
In the course of the sports year, qualification points can be collected at various competitions, which are necessary for the start at a World Championship of the WKU with the German National Team.
More information about the Hayashi Karate Center
The Hayashi Karatecenter eV is non-profit and has been one of the most successful karate clubs in Germany for years. The Hayashi Karate Center lives inclusion. On the one hand top performers at the highest level and on the other hand pioneers in Europe for inclusion that is second to none!
Everyone is welcome, big or small (crawling karate from the age of 2), with or without a handicap. Call now or send an email to: Info@karateohnegrenzen.de and secure a place directly.