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The Victorian Open Knockdown Karate Championships


Date: May 15th, 2016
Place: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Organizer: Branch Chief Peter Volke

The Victorian Open Knockdown Karate Championships were held in Ballarat, Victoria, on 15th of May at the Wendouree Sports Centre.
The event which was organized by Branch Chief Peter Volke attracted 306 entries in total from all over Australia.
Divisions were held in Full Contact (100 competitors), light contact and Kata making it the largest tournament of its type for 2 years running.


Male Open H/W
1st. Daniel Vrtacic
2nd. Velu Yogarajah
3rd. Dean Policronoupoulos

Female Open H/W
1st. Amanda Comelli
2nd. Shannon Ward
3rd. Bree Ward

Female Open SLW
1st. Kylie Baker
2nd. Lisa West.

Male Open M/W
1st. Kosta Farmakis
2nd. Andrew Hume Laver
3rd. Jordan Wallis.

Male Intermediate SHW
1st.Paul Svrzlic
2nd. Gianni Marzella

Male Intermediate M/W
1st. Zachary Mawson
2nd. Zachary Tanner

Male Novice SHW
1st. Aaron Sutherland
2nd. Andrew Lawrance
3rd. Kyle Sutherland

Male Novice H/W
1st. Bo Wan
2nd. Scott McLeod
3rd. Richard Bisdee

Male Novice M/W
1st. Mamoru Shiitsu
2nd. Matthew MacDonald
3rd. Constantidos Haritou

Male Novice L/W
1st.Toshi Para.

Female Novice H/W
1st. Sarah Farquhr
2nd. Ruth Pietzsh

Female Novice M/W
1st. Courtney Prodanovic
2nd. Vesna Stojanovic
3rd. Camille Barker

Adult Open Kata
1st. Emma Whatarua
2nd. Boon Bouts
3rd. Tamara Thompson