British Open 2017 – quick results

British Open 2017 quick results

Men Middleweight

  1. Vytautas Cepla (WKO Lithuania)
  2. ​Gabor Rozsa  (WKO Hungary)
  3. Zsolt Zsiga (IBK Hungary) & Claibourne Henry (IFK USA)


Men Lightweight

  1. Daniel Redondo (Rengokai, Spain)
  2. Anton Adushkevich (IFK Russia)
  3. Vilius Lipnickas (WKO Lithuania) & Alexandr Tomilov (IFK Russia)

Men Heavyweight

  1. Aleksandr Karshigeev (IFK Novy Urengoy Russia) Fastest KO
  2. Jean-Paul Jacquot (WKO France)
  3. Edgard Secinski (WKO Lithuania) & ​Roel Noordman (IFK Netherlands)

Women Heavyweight

  1. Chelsea Kerklaan (IFK Netherlands)
  2. Gabija Gudeliauskaite (WKO Lithuania)
  3. Agata Winiarska (WKO Poland) & Aneta Meskauskiene (IFK Ireland)

Men Middleweight

  1. Vytautas Cepla (Saules Zenklas, WKO Lithuania)
  2. ​Gabor Rozsa  (WKO Hungary) Spirit Award
  3. Zsolt Zsiga (IBK Hungary) & Claibourne Henry (IFK USA)

Women Lightweight

  1. Emma Markwell (UK IFK) Best British fighter
  2. Anna Efremova  IFK Russia)
  3. Hayley Beth Rowlands (BKK UK) & Teona Gazdeliani (Rengokai, Spain)

Top 4 – British Open predictions

Yesterday the seeding was complete for this years British Open, and out from that we like – as always – to speculate on the results. This is a heartless thing to do sometime, because one feel that many of the fighters just are being ignored. But we also know that the favorites get the most attention. Entering the Tatemi really say something about you, in or loose,it is a lot harder than one can imagine. Prediction coming up – prove us wrong, that would be something to write about!


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British Open 2017 – The Lithuanians are coming!

September 9th was the deadline for entries in the British Open 2017, and almost 100 fighters are ready for this years edition. One could early see that the entries was changing the usually picture regarding to which organization and countries that was coming. The list of profiled fighters is a little more modest than last year, but there is no doubt about that several high class fighters are ready.

British Open 2017, 23rd September.

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Youth Tournaments 2017

We recently witness a spectacular Dream Festival 2017, who gathered 2318 participants! The number of participants and the festival grows for each year and it is not possible to image how much work that is put down! We know that this will be followed up by the Hungarian Dream Cup in September, and the European Championship U-22 and cadets in Poland, November. Dream Cup in Hungary will not only apply to the younger age, but also to fighters in the “Old Masters Categories” Latest now: Kaunas Karate Championship 2017 also are added to the scheduled..

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