World Traditional Karate-do Championships and Traditional Karate-do World Children’s Cup, 23-28 October 2018, St. John’s, Canada

The greatest success in the history of their training was achieved by TKFGB athletes taking top places, including gold medals, during this year’s World Championship and World Children’s Cup in Traditional Karate, which took place on 23-28 October 2018, in St. John’s, Canada. The World Vice-Championship in seniors’ individual kumite was won by Filip Dębowski, who also, together with Jakub Parchanowicz, Tomasz Niściur and Chris Brazier, reached for the bronze medal in the team kumite. After a very balanced duel our kumite team had to acknowledge the supremacy of the highly-disposed Brazil team, former multiple World Champions. Paweł Kutermankiewicz, Jakub Parchanowicz and Filip Dębowski secured a very good, fourth place in the team kata competition. At the same time our junior competitors also presented their outstanding form during the Children’s World Cup. Here are the complete results: Kamile Rogelevic (14) – gold in individual kataTimofej Kabak (12) – gold in individual kataTimofej Kabak i Ernest Skarzinskij – gold in en-buKamile Zubovaite (11) – silver in individual kataAlina Rubina i Ernest Skarzinskij – silver in mixed en-buErnest Skarzinskij (12) – silver in individual kataAlina Rubina, Eden Parker, Kamile Zubovaite – silver in team kataEden Parker (12) – bronze in individual kataKirils Snikeris (11) – bronze in individual kataAlina Rubina (11) – bronze in individual kataKamile Zubovaite & Timofej Kabak – bronze in mixed en-bu “13 medals: 3 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze is the ultimate proof that our training is not only a great way to spend free time healthily, but also ambitiously reaches the highest standards in this ancient art of fight and self-defense” – summarizes the performance of team the President of TKFGB, sensei Zbigniew Godzisz,...