WAKO WORLD CHAMPINONSHIP IN KICKBOXING FOR CADET AND JUNIORS WAS HELD IN RIMINI, ITALY IN THE PERIOD OF 3.-13. SEPTEMBER.
Promoter Gianfranco Rizzi and Barbara Falsoni has done a tremendous job and better location is not easy to find (Stadium 105). One week with happy faces and positive energy, the youngsters created an atmosphere that we can be proud of as an organization.
This is the biggest championship ever for young fighters. Total participants was almost 2 000 fighters from 52 countries. Spread on this styles, K1 Rules, Low kick, Full contact, Kick light contact, Light contact, Pointfighting and Musical forms. By age the groups was, younger cadets, older cadets younger junior and junior.
We are based in all continents and are growing country by country, now Australia is back on track and had a huge delegation, that means a lot for us.
–I was amazed about the level on the young fighters in WAKO. Without doubt very promising for the future, says acting president Espen Lund.
We are already looking forward to next World Championship for Cadets and
Per Andreas Ringsby
WAKO Europe Media Committee Chairmen
Photos: Romeo Desa, Croatia
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