Tag: Kenji Midori

World Open Tournaments 1975 – 1991

The 11th World Karate championship is very soon and we’re all feeling the heat! As usual there will be online broadcasting and everyone can enjoy watching the best of the best from the past 4 years.  Here is a collection of pictures I put together, with some videos and results from the very beginning of World Open tournaments. […]

Agreement to work together between KWU & WKO

KYOKUSHIN KARATE: TIME TO BE UNITED! On the 4th of October, 2015 in Khabarovsk, Russia there was a signing of the Agreement of cooperation among Kyokushin World Union (KWU) and World Karate Organization Shinkyokushinkai (WKO).  One of the main aims of cooperation is the promotion of karate to the international Olympic movement. The arrangement of […]

The 2nd KWU – The DRAW

On October, 3th-4th, 2015 the second KWU Kyokushin World Championship among men and women will be held in Khabarovsk. The second time in the history of this sport the strongest sportsmen of the planet, who represent the 10 largest international Kyokushin organizations, will be defined on one Tatami. 56 medals will be awarded in 14 weight […]

Joint Announcement of the KWU and WKO

Today, April 29, 2015, in Moscow, in the Government House of the Russian Federation, the meeting of co-chairman of the World Kyokushin Union, Vice Prime Minister of Russian Federation Mr. Yury Trutnev and the president of the World Karate Organization Shinkyokushinkai Mr. Kenji Midori took place. The two sides exchanged views on the state of […]

Midori Shihan videos from 5th World Open Tournament

This Open Tournament was helt November 2nd, 3rd & 4th 1991 in Tokyo, Japan with 250 competitors from 112 countries. Here is results: 1. Kenji Midori JAPAN 2. Akira Masuda JAPAN 3. Hiroki Kurosawa JAPAN 4. Jean Riviere CANADA 5. Kenji Yamaki JAPAN 6. Yutaka Ishii JAPAN 7. Yasuhiro Shichinohe JAPAN 8. Johnny Kleijn HOLLAND Fighting Spirit […]