Malta Open 2018 International and Kobudo Championships were held at the Cottonera Sports Complex.
First Day included KATA categories together with a spectacular Opening Ceremony. WUKF President Mr. Liviu Adrian Crisan also attended the Event. During the Ceremony, WUKF Honorary President Mr Osvaldo Messias De Oliveira was presented with a book written by Ms L. Galea (Chief Referee) herself as an appreciation for his honest friendship. The book reads: A Concise Biography of a Great Man
The second day was even more exciting with the Kumite categories, involving more dynamic performances. These Championships ended with a well deserved Sayonara Party to all athletes and referees at the Official Hotel.
A heartfelt thanks to all Partners supporting this Malta Event, namely the Ministry of Tourism, Malta Tourism Authority, Ministry of Education and SportMalta.
21 COUNTRIES participated in this prestigious Event – including Argentina, Brazil, USA, Russia, North Africa and Europe, with over 40 WUKF World Referees from around the Globe.
MEDALS: Athletes’ comments – ” These medals were worth fighting for!”