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    Players comment : JY Jo (Korea)

    The 17th World Kendo Championships ended. I felt so relieved, and now I don’t have regrets. The Korean national team has been competing for two years to prepare for the 17th World Kendo Championships.…

    10/23/2018
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    Players comment : Kumi Sato (Sweden)

    I have been coach for team Sweden for 15 years, I decided to retire as coach after European Championships last year. It was a completely unsettled situation to compete for the WKC for me.…

    09/30/2018
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    Players comment : Linda Xi (Norway)

    This is the second time I have participated in the World Kendo Championships and it has been a very fruitful and wonderful experience in many ways! Personally I had some tough pool matches. Although…

    09/28/2018
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    Players comment : Itthisek Nilkhamhang (Thailand)

    Being able to participate in WKC was a lifelong dream for me, ever since watching the NHK documentary of Eiga-sensei’s success at the 2003 WKC in Glasgow. So to be standing there, surrounded by…

    09/24/2018
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    Players comment : Marilen Armoa (Argentina)

    This is our first WKC and it was an incredible and unforgettable experience, being able to stay and fight next to the strongest kenshi of the world such as Nishimura, Takenouchi, Watanabe, (and I…

    09/23/2018
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    Players comment : TINA KAKU (Hawaii)

    To comment on the WKC, I need to put into perspective my background first. I was born and raised in Hawaii, but for 11 years I lived in New York which is where I…

    09/23/2018
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    Players comment : Pim Willems (Aruba)

    I’m really proud that I could represent Aruba in such a big tournament. Most people don’t even know Aruba exists so I had to explain it a lot. My opponents where really strong so…

    09/21/2018
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    Players comment : Xavier Varela Solano (Ecuador)

    For me, this championship has been very emotional in general. The fact of being with my brother and fighting this tournament alone and together makes it particularly emotional for me. My opinion is that…

    09/21/2018
  • WKC

    Results of the 17th World Kendo Championship

    Men’s team result 1st prize : Japan 2nd prize : Korea 3rd prize : Chinese Taipei(Taiwan), United States of America Fighting spirits : Wilfried OLIVIER (FRA) Joel SALMELA (FIN) Jonathan BERTOUT (FRA) Wang Hon…

    09/18/2018
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