The International WFKO Tournament “The Yamburg Cup – Yamal 2016” in the Polar region
The International WFKO Tournament “The Yamburg Cup – Yamal 2016” will pass on May 21st in the city Novy Urengoy. The Russian national team (team “Gazprom production Yamburg”) will face the WFKO team, which will be represented by sportsmen from the United Kingdom, Spain, Kazakhstan, Sweden, South Africa and Japan.
The international tournament ” The Yamburg Cup”, which is annually organized by the largest in the world gas company “Gazprom”, is widely known and popular in the world of Kyokushinkai. However this year the format of the tournament was changed. Instead of competitions according to the Olympic system, where the fighters from Russia and abroad fought for the grand prize of the event, on May 21, 2016 in an international match the Russian national team will face the WFKO team on the tatami.
The format of the tournament – 2 fights in each of the following weight categories: bellow 75kg, bellow 85kg, over 85 kg.
On the tatami in the “Gazprom Yamburg” sports center will meet:
Anton Adushkevich (Russia) – Khoase Tshepo Prince (South Africa)
Evgeny Solomennikov (Russia) – Dawid Ozga (United Kingdom)
Bellow 85 kg:
Andrey Borisov (Russia) – Miyahara Jo (Japan)
Denis Chepkasov (Russia) – Redondo Cardoso Jonatan (Spain)
Over 85 kg:
Arthur Tilov (Russia) – Ilya Yakovlev (Kazakhstan)
Vitaly Ishakhneli (Russia) – Wiklund Ulf Kevin (Sweden)