Date: December 10-11, 2016
Place: Warsaw, Poland
Organizer: Poland Branch Chief Mariusz Mazur
The Kokoro Cup IX, organized by Bielanski Klub Kyokushin Karate (WKO Poland Mariusz Mazur Branch), was held in Warsaw on December 10.
The tournament gathered 8 top class competitors from Belarus, France, Lithuania, Poland, and Switzerland. Branch Chief Ko Tanigawa of Japan was present as a special guest, and was the Main Referee for the tournament. In between the bouts, the audience enjoyed a demonstration by instructors and children of the Mazur Branch. On December 11, the day after the tournament, a Champion Seminar was held by Branch Chief Ko Tanigawa, and the 120 participants enjoyed the world class training.
Kokoro Cup IX Official Results
1st Place: Maciej Mazur (Poland)
2nd Place: Valdemaras Gudauskas (Lithuania)
3rd Place: Jean Paul Jaquot (France)
4th Place: Justinas Kvietka (Lithuania)