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Karlovac Open 2021 – European Cup – 1. Memorial of Mihael Javorović

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In the period from 28 to 30 May 2021 European Cup "Karlovac Open 2021" was held in Karlovac, Croatia, bringiong together 1713 competitors from 27 countries and 111 clubs. The competition was held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Tourism and Sport of Croatia, Ministry of defense of Croatia, the Croatian Olympic Committee, and with support of the local community, and organized by the Croatian kickboxing Federation and Kickboxing club "Tigar", as executive organizer (Mr. Zoran Cicvara)

The competition was held in two sports halls in order to achieve the highest quality. In the big sports hall there were fights on the 8 tatamies, in the tatami disciplines (Point Fighting, Light Contact and Kick Light ), while in another sport hall a competition was held in 2 rings, in disciplines (Low Kick, Full Contact and K-1).

On the first day of the competition, on Friday, May 28, beginners fight in Point fighting and qualifications in ring sport were held.

On the second day of the competition, on Saturday, May 29, a lot of competition (in point fighting) was held in the city sport hall, while at the same time fights in ring disciplines were held in the gymnasium hall - qualifications in all ring disciplines.

On the third day of the competition, on Sunday May 30, light contact and Kick light disciplines were held in the city sport hall, while the finals of all categories in the ring disciplines were held in the smaller gymnasium sport hall.

The competition ended without any serious injury, thanks to very high-quality judges - more than 70 judges and referees from almost all the participating countries (chief referee for tatami sports was Bris Pavičić form Croatia, and chief referee for ring sports was Tomislav Novosel from Croatia) who have done their job at a very high level of professionalism. The WAKO tehnical director Romeo Deša prepared the competition program so well that, despite a very large number of competitors and fights, each day the competition ended around 8 pm.

AUSTRIA 5

BELARUS 2

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 67

BULGARIA 463

CROATIA 204

CZECH REPUBLIC 39

FRANCE 8

GERMANY 46

GREECE 2

HUNGARY 251

ISRAEL 103

ITALY 14

KYRGYZSTAN 10

LATVIA 2

LITHUANIA 12

MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF 93

MONTENEGRO 4

NORTH MACEDONIA 5

POLAND 58

PORTUGAL 6

ROMANIA 56

RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7

SERBIA 45

SLOVAKIA 5

SLOVENIA 77

SPAIN 7

UKRAINE 122


MEDAL STATISTIC - BY COUNTRIES

  1. BULGARIA 114 84 119 317
  2. HUNGARY 52 56 68 176
  3. UKRAINE 35 26 27 88
  4. CROATIA 30 48 65 143
  5. ISRAEL 18 24 17 59
  6. MOLDOVA 18 14 29 61
  7. SERBIA 13 13 9 35
  8. SLOVENIA 12 11 23 46
  9. CZECH REPUBLIC 10 6 7 23
  10. POLAND 7 9 25 41

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