Danish Karate Federation

The Australian Team will be attending the Copenhagen Open on the first weekend of October. The majority of the team will be departing Australia on Sunday the 27th September and the rest on Monday the 28th. The competition will host all division from Cadets to Seniors in kata and kumite and ALL the categories will take place and run to completion on Saturday 3 October.

As mentioned in past blog-posts, Shihan Barounis will be travelling with Matt Tickle (+84kg male kumite), Shaneel Chand (-75kg male kumite) and Kristina Mah (-61kg female kumite) who are competing from Miyagi Kan. Not to mention, our training partners and friends: Michael Pearn (-65kg male kumite) and Georgi Georgieff (+84kg male kumite)who are also competing as well as the rest of the Georgieff Family who are coming to be the Aussie cheer squad! Also, Con Papanikolau will be one of the referees at the competition. This will be Con’s first appearance as an international referee at a European competition.

Everyone is looking forward to a successful trip full of emotion and memorable experiences. News and results will be posted here as soon as they are available…
More information about the competition, and possibly up-to-date results are available at http://www.danskkarateforbund.dk/dkf/default.asp?page=465


Check out the promo video of the competition