About Tournament

International karate tournament «Lviv Karate Open»:
• 9 years in a row – successful organization of competitions at the international level;
• more than 800 sportsmen participating in the tournament from different countries;
• 100 categories of competitions;
• 2nd tournament for sportsmen with disabilities.

Sportsmen will play in the program individual kata and team kumite in different age groups, children under the age of 14, cadets 14-15 years old, juniors 16-17 years old and adults from 18 years old, as well as athletes with locomotor deficiencies, vision, wheelchairs and with mental deviations.

The organizer of the tournament - the Ukrainian Karate Federation. The immediate organizer - the Lviv sports club "AREY". The head of the organizing committee - the president of the club "AREY" Tetyana Ushakova.


These are people who have a common goal and who each time demonstrate the power of spirit and skill in international competitions, European and world championships.
These are sportsmen with disabilities, for whom karate has become more than just a sport. This is a new breath and an opportunity to feel important again.
The championship of parasportsmen is a vital event in the life of each participant with special needs.

2nd International Karate Competition for Disabled People 2nd UKF PARA-KARATE CUP will take place in Lviv on December 2.

Karate fills the lives of our racesportsmen. Discipline and schedule do not allow them to stop, but inspire to move on.
It is a constant desire to work for oneself, to improve and not to retreat to difficulties.
Karatites once again feel the need and a full-fledged link in society.

We do not divide the champions among people with disabilities and typical athletes, but hold championships inclusive - that is, together.
It is our pride and faith. We are proud of our sportsmen who take the challenge before and win them!
Post Release of Tournament 2017
On December 2, 2017, the VIII LVIV KARATE OPEN 2017 took place in Lviv on the cycling track of the SСA. 573 sportsmen from different regions of Ukraine took part in the competitions.
As part of the tournament for the first time in Ukraine there was an international 1st International Para-karate CUP. Sportsmen with intellectual disabilities, musculoskeletal system and wheelchairs from Canada, Belgium, Hungary and Ukraine took part.
Competitions were held simultaneously at 6 tatami. Sportsmen performed 55 individual and team categories of kata and kumite in different age groups from 6 to 17 years.
The panel of judges was made up of 48 judges from Ukraine, and was headed by the judge of the international category EKF Sergey Spasichenko (Kyiv).
The opening ceremony of the competition began with a grand parade of participants of 40 clubs, the performance of the Ukrainian anthem. The greetings were made by: Tetyana Ushakova - chairman of the organizing committee of the competitions, president of the sports club "Arey"; Stanislav Gorun - winner of the World Karate Games in Wroclaw; Dmitry Mitsak is a participant of the Winter Olympics in 2014, Sochi, a member of the National Olympic Committee athlete committee; Oksana Vatseba, Deputy Head of the Department of Youth and Sport of Lviv State Administration.
In the team event won the Chernivtsi club "Leader", the second place - Chernomorsk club "Katana", and third place - Kyiv club "Sen-Bin".
The head of the organizing committee Tetyana Ushakova expresses gratitude to the leadership of the Ukrainian Federation of Karate; To partners of the tournament: Onur, Moya Krayina, Bukovytsia ski resort, Innovo clinic for a significant contribution to the organization of the tournament and the development of karate in Lviv, as well as sponsors of the tournament: Zernovita, Kliamra, Balzano food, LLC Status MKS for assistance and support of the LVIV KARATE OPEN and PARA-KARATE CUP international tournament.

Competition address: Cycle track, Kleparivska str, 39a, Lviv
Head of Organizing Committee, president of the club "Arey"
Tetyana Ushakova
+38 (093) 972-54-62
01-12-18 age groups of 6-11 years old
02-12-18 age groups of 12 years and older
The beginning of the competition - 9 a. m.
Para-karate - 11 a. m.
Solemn opening - 1 p. m.

Registration on e-mail:
Dead line - 26-11-2018




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