Date: November 11, 2017
Place: Kielce, Poland
Organizer: EKO (European Karate Organization) & PFKS (Polish Federation Karate Shinkyokushinkai)
The European Championship for Cadets U-16 and U-22 was held in Kielce on November 11. A total of 334 competitors from 23 countries participated in the Kata & Kumite categories, and the 3,000 spectators enjoyed the high level competition.
With great diligence and enthusiasm, the PFKS assisted the members of the Karate Sport Club in Kielce, especially the four Kecko brothers, in their organziation of the big event. The competition was prepared with great care, and the promotion in the cities, large banners, original trophies, printed catalogs, and dance shows symbolized the hard effort and work the organizers put into the event.
The tournament was supported by the authorities and city of Kielce, whose representatives were present at the championship. It is also important to emphasize the contribution and support of numerous sponsors headlined by the well-known automotive brand SUZUKI.
The next European Championships for adult and juniors will also be held in Wroclaw, Poland on May 11-12, 2018.