Athens Taikai 2019 [20-21.4. 2019]


Organized by Athens Kendo Club under the auspices of HKINF, the ATHENS TAIKAI is an international tournament that aims to promote kendo, goodwill and friendship in Greece.

Tournament Program

Saturday 20/04/2019
8.00-9:00 - Registration & Shinai check
9:00-9:30 - Opening ceremony
9:30-11:00 - Women's Individual
11:00-14:30 - Men's Individual Pool matches
14:30 –15:00 - Lunch break
15:00- 18:30 - Men's knock out matches
18:30– 19:00 - Presentation of event awards End of the 1st day
20:00 - Sayonara party - More info here

Sunday 21/04/2019
8:30-9:30 - Registration & Shinai check
9:30-9:45 - Opening Ceremony
9:45-13:15 - Team Competition pool matches
13:15-13:45 - Lunch break
13:45-16:45 - Team Competition knock out matches
16:45-17:30 - Presentation of event awards Closing Ceremony

Location
Lycée Léonin de Patissia / Λεόντειο Λύκειο Πατησίων
Neigi 17 111 43, Athens

High level guests with great experience in international competitions have been invited to referee the matches:
Livio Lancini Kyoshi 7 Dan - Italy
Michel Guenleur Kyoshi 7 Dan - France
Gabor Erdelyi Renshi 7 Dan - Hungary
Alexander Arabadjiskyi Renshi 7 Dan - Bulgaria
Aranka Sipos Renshi 6 Dan - Hungary
Yunsook Ma Renshi 6 Dan - Italy
Fabrizio Mandia Renshi 6 Dan - Italy
Ryo Arai 6 Dan - Greece
Giannis Papadimitriou 5 Dan - Greece
Wieslav Biel 5 Dan - Poland
Dusan Nikolic 4 Dan - Serbia
Vladimir Kovcin 4 Dan - Serbia

more info