For the first time national team of Armenia met with
CIS team. High professionals took part in the championship.
Championship was conducted at the Sport Complex after
Demirchyan. The general sponsor of championship was
Mr. Sloyan M. Ch.
main organizer of championship is IFCKF and its President
The President of National Federation of Armenia is Hayk
Artak Geletyan was the representative of the CIS team.
At the day of the opening of championship he was also
Black Belt 3 Dan by Gor Vardanyan.
This was the fifth championship organized in Armenia.
There were many guests invited from foreign countries
and “near abroad”. More than thirty heads
of organizations and companies shared the main principles
of IFCKF and contributed to organization of this important
event were presented the rank of honorary members of
There were more that 8 000 spectators watched the championship.
It was real sport festival for thousands of sport lovers
and karate fan. Championship impressed by dynamic fights
and sportsmen’s high qualification, and this aspect
was stressed by many guests and spectators. They also
noticed the importance of such championship organization
in sport promotion. As the Honorary President of IFCKF
The Head of State Security Service RA Grigory Sarkisyan
said, “Organization of such a championship in
our country is a great honor for us”.
All presenters came to conclusion that this initiative
was not last one and the next project was not far off.
are being held once a year and last eight hours.
They are aimed at check-up the level of preparedness
among instructors and possessors of Black Belt
and award to them titles, certificates, and
diplomas proved their qualification. Seminars
are strongly competitive in nature and intended
to discover the best ones among strongest and
the most trained and qualified sportsmen.