European Championships a GREAT success

October 27, 2016
Opening ceremony of WAKO – European Championships Maribor 2016 with 40 participating countries, 523 competitors and many important guests from international sports establishment: Opened by Acting president, Roy Baker, Mr.Janez Kocijančič, European Olympic Committee acting President, Mr. Bogdan Gabrovec, President of the National Olympic Committee of Slovenia, Mr. Fištravec Andrej, the Mayor of Maribor and Mr. Dejan Zavec, boxing legend. The Opening ceremony of the Championships was the great opportunity for the meetings with WAKO IF President, Mr. Borislav Pelevic and Mr. Roy Baker, WAKO Acting Europe President.

International World Games Association
The top four competitors from Europe in K1 rules in weight classes. Male 63.5kg – 67kg – 71kg – 75kg – 81kg – 86kg – 91kg + 91kg Female -52kg – 56kg – 60kg – 65kg will represent WAKO in July at our first inclusion in IWGA. We are sure Europe will show its quality and strength again in the world of Kickboxing.


Maribor ec 2016

WAKO EUROPE General Assembly 2016
32 Countries duly represented, a very successful Assembly, with open dialogue and engagement. congratulations to Istvan Kiraly (Hungary) and Daimi Akin (Norway) on being elected to the WAKO Europe Board.

2017/2018 Calendar Activity




Golden Glove

21-22 Jan

Treviso, Italy.

Athens Challenge 2017

4-5 February

Athens, Greece.

Slovak Open 2017

24-26 February

Bratislava, Slovakya

Irish Open (WAKO WC)

3-5 March

Dublin, Ireland.

Yokoso Dutch Open

7-8 April

Amsterdam, Holland.

Turkish Open 2017

6-9 April

Antalya, Turkey

Austrian Classic (WAKO WC)

20-23 April

Innsbruck, Austria.

Hungarian (WAKO WC)

18-21 May

Budapest, Hungary

Best Fighter (WAKO WC)

1-4 June

Rimini, Italy.

2017 IWGA World Games (K1 Rules)

24 th July – 28 th July

Wroclaw, Poland

2017 European Junior and Cadet Championships ( All)

2 Sep 10 th Sep

Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic Macedonia.

2017 WAKO World Championships (K1 – LK – LC)

24 Sep 1 St Oct

Fortaleza, Brazil

2017 WAKO World Championships (PF – FC –LK – MF)

17 Nov – 26 th Nov

Budapest, Hungary.

2018 WAKO Junior & Cadet World Championships ( All)

14 – 23 Sep

Jeslo, Venice.

2018 WAKO European Championships (K1 – LK – LC)



2018 WAKO European Championships (PF – FC –LK – MF)



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