logo site

The 1st Okinawa World Karate International Tournament

okinawa karate international tournament posterThe ultimate event for the world of traditional karate and kobudo is a fact! 1200 people from all over the world have been gathered in Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate to participate the tournament and 3000 as whole including the practitioners attending workshops that will be held along with the competitions from the 1st of August 2018 until the 8th of August 2018. The events are taking place in the whole new Okinawa Karate Kaikan building and the Okinawa Prefectural Hall of Martial Arts (Budokan). 

Results, Uechi ryu-kei
Juniors Male
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 31009 Kanichiro Uechi Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 31008 Kazuma Sunagawa Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 31011 Taiyo Miyagi Okinawa Prefecture
Juniors Female
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 32005 Kagari Miyazato Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 32004 Yuzuki Akamine Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 32006 Hibiki Oshiro Okinawa Prefecture
Adults I Male
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 33020 Takenori Uechi Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 33019 Youichiro Kuniyoshi Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 33021 Atsushi Hamada Okinawa Prefecture
Adults I Female
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 34001 Renee Elena Martin U.S.A
Silver medal 34008 Natika Dawn Pigeon Canada
Bronze medal 34015 Yoshino Kushi Okinawa Prefecture
Adults II Male
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 35039 Evgenii Rybin Russia
Silver medal 35030 Charles Frederick Quimby U.S.A
Bronze medal 35040 Kanji Uechi Okinawa Prefecture
Adults II Female
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 36006 Kazuyo Tomori Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 36005 Masako Arashiro Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 36004 Shoko Akamine Okinawa Prefecture
Senior Male
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 37008 Masahiro Shinzato Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 37007 Moriyasu Okawa Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 37010 Eiichi Kina Okinawa Prefecture
Senior Female
Rank Competitors’ numbers Name Country (Region)
Gold medal 38002 Yoshiko Mazuru Okinawa Prefecture
Silver medal 38004 Sayoko Ikehara Okinawa Prefecture
Bronze medal 38003 Etsuko Ookado Okinawa Prefecture

YouTube Video

 

 Photos (By Didier Lorho, Haruki Kawasaki, Philippe Perrotta)