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Georgian Karate Team: 11 Gold medals at 4th WLSKC

Date: 2013 April 12

 

Turkey, Istambul. April 5-7. (MSY) ---- 4th World Level Shotokan Karate Championships (WLSKC) ended with a great success for Georgian Team. The athletes gained 11 Gold, 12 Silver and 27 Bronze medals in a sum. There were 110 athletes representing Georgian Team.

Owners of gold medals earned at the 4th WLSKC, Georgian Team:4th World Level Shotokan Karate Championships

  • Mr. Henry Vekua
  • Mr. Irakli Tkebuchava
  • Mr. Gogita Arkania
  • Mr. Rudik Sargunov
  • Mr. Saba Tsaava
  • Mr. Alex Tkvatsiria
  • Mr. Tsotne Sordia
  • Ms. Salome Lashkhi
  • Mr. Valeriane Siordia
  • Mr. Nika Kokhreidze
  • Mr. Luka Khvedelia

 

"We took the first and the second places in teams' competitions among 12-13 and +18 age category respectively. Also, our sportswomen in 14-15 age category and sportsmen in 16-17 were the 3rds in the teams' rankings. In the nearest future we are going to participate in WKF Premier League, which will take place in Tiumen, Russia." - Kakha Basilia, President of Karate National Federation of Georgia.

There were 45 Nations and 2928 entries from the four continents participating in the 4th World Level Shotokan Karate Championships.

Related links:
World Shotokan Karate Union
Georgian Karate-do National Academy

PR Division, Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia (MSY); Photo courtesy: World Shotokan Karate Union

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