9th Traditional Karate World Cup ORLEN 2017

We are pleased to announce that the 9th Traditional Karate World Cup ORLEN 2017 will be held on May 31 – June 4, 2017 in Atlas Arena sport hall in Lodz (Poland). This event will be dedicated to the memory of Mr. Ryszard Czesław Dębski – karateka, friend, cofounder and member of the Board of Traditional Karate Federation of Poland, who passed away in 2011.

The city of Lodz is the “cradle” of Traditional Karate-do in Poland. Many great karate athletes – national, European and world champions, come from Lodz as well as the headquarters of Traditional Karate Federation of Poland is located here.

In the World Cup there will compete 8 top men’s and 8 women’s Traditional Karate athletes selected by the WTKF Technical Committee. In conjunctions with the 2017 World Cup we are going to organize the Intercontinental Kumite Match.

The events schedule is as follows:

31 May (Wednesday)             Arrival (Officials, Judges, Athletes)

1 June (Thursday)                  Preparation

2 June (Friday)                       Preparation

3 June (Saturday)             9th Traditional Karate World Cup ORLEN 2017,  Intercontinental Kumite Match

4 June (Sunday)                    Departure

Please send your recommendations of highly qualified athletes and judges for consideration to be selected for the 2017 World Cup. Recommendations (on the enclosed form) shall be sent by e-mail to president@wtkfkarate.org.

Deadline for recommendations: April 14, 2017 (Friday).

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