Fighters of Kazakhstan

Outside the European, far to the east are Kazakhstan. Bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, and several smaller countries. This country produces outstanding Shinkyokushin fighters, and ahead of the World Cup, we take a an overview ..


At the last World Cup, only Kazakhstan, who stood with two wins. Lightweight men, Dimitriy Moiseev and lightweight women Mariya Gridneva. Plus they had Alexei Leonov in 3rd place in the men’s middleweight. It will be very interesting to see how these athletes put themselves in this year’s World Cup in April..

  • 1st place All Asian Tournament 2012
  • 1st place President Cup 2010
  • 1st place World Cup 2009
  • 2nd place Hungarian Open 2008
  • 3rd place & spirit award Swiss Open 2007
Dimitriy Moiseev



  • 1st place All Asian Tournament 2012
  • 3rd place Diamond Cup 2011
  • 1st place Astana Cup 2010
  • 1st place World Cup 2010 Iko3
  • 1st place World Cup 2009 WKO
  • 1st place World Cup 2006 Iko3

Mariya Gridneva  video


  • 3rd place Yamburg Cup Russia 2012
  • 1st place Diamond Cup 2011
  • last 32 World Tournament 2011
  • World Cup 2009 – Lost to V.Dimitrov
  • World Tournament 2007 lost to Tsukagoshi
  • 1st Swiss Open 2007

Vladimir Artyushin   video


  • 3rd All Asian Tournament 2012
  • 1st placethe VII. IFK Russian Cup 2012
  • 5th round World Tournament 2011
  • World Tournament 2009
  • 2nd Swiss Open 2007

Ilya Yakovlev  video