Karlovac Open 2021 – European Cup – 1. Memorial of Mihael Javorović
In the period from 28 to 30 May 2021 European Cup “Karlovac Open 2021.” was held in Karlovac, which brought together 1713 competitors from 27 countries and 111 clubs. The competition was held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Tourism and Sport of Croatia, Ministry of defense of Croatia, the Croatian Olympic Committee, and with support from local community, and organized by the Croatian kickboxing Federation and Kickboxing club “Tigar”, as executive organizer (Mr. Zoran Cicvara)
The competition was held in two sports halls in order to achieve the highest quality. In the big sports hall there were fights on the 8 tatamies, in the tatami disciplines (Point Fighting, Light Contact and Kick Light ), while in the another sport hall a competition was held in 2 rings, in disciplines (Low Kick, Full Contact and K-1).
On the first day of the competition, on Friday, May 28, beginners fight in Point fighting, and it was held qualification in ring sport.
On the second day of the competition, on Saturday, May 29, a lot of competition (in point fighting) was held in the city sport hall, while at the same time a fights in ring disciplines was held in the gymnasium hall – qualifications in all ring disciplines.
On the third day of the competition on Sunday May 30 were held in the city sport hall of the light contact and Kick light disciplines, while the finals of all categories in the ring disciplines were held in the smaller gymnasium sport hall.
The competition ended without any serious injury, which can be thanked to very high-quality judges – more than 70 judges and referees from almost all participated countries (chief referee for tatami sports was Bris Pavičić form Croatia, and chief referees for ring sports were Tomislav Novosel from Croatia) who have done their job at a very high level of professionalism. The WAKO tehnical director Romeo Deša has prepared the competition program so well that, despite a very large number of competitors and fights, each day the competition ended around 8 pm.
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|MEDAL STATISTIC -BY COUNTRIES –|
- BULGARIA 114 84 119 317
- HUNGARY 52 56 68 176
- UKRAINE 35 26 27 88
- CROATIA 30 48 65 143
- ISRAEL 18 24 17 59
- MOLDOVA 18 14 29 61
- SERBIA 13 13 9 35
- SLOVENIA 12 11 23 46
- CZECH REPUBLIC 10 6 7 23
- POLAND 7 9 25 41