Fourth WAKO World Cup in the World Cups series this year has gathered the best fighters all around the world. Remembering the fantastic organization of the editions before, this year The Best Fighter was one of the best ever!
Among 1816 entries of the competitors from 29 countries, we saw on tatami and rings fantastic spirit of the kickboxers who competed in all seven WAKO disciplines.
Italia was the most numerous team: 689 Italians in fantastic conditions well prepared for the competition, and also there were 273 Russians and 107 Slovenians.
This was the order of the best nations on the competition: 1. Italy, 2. Russia, 3. Slovenia.
The competition was very tough, the toughest way to the gold medal was in Point fighting senior men -69 kg, where we had 21 competitors!
The best fighter winning a gold medal was White Jordan (Ireland), silver was Veres Alex (Hungary) and bronze was Lo Prete Antonio (Switzerland).
Over the past few days of the competition, we had blood, tears, smiles, and cheers on the athlete’s faces and that is what WAKO finds important: irrelevant if somebody won or lost, the teams supported each other like a family.