Mar. 27, 2016

World Jujutsu Cup 2009

On Sunday 23rd August European Budo Council held in Split the World Jujutsu Cup, sponzored by RIWAL company from Croatia. At the same time, this event hosted the International Sport kenjutsu Cup - Memorila tournament in honor of Jitka Zavadova. This meeting gathered near 150 contestants from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Russia, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Nedherlands, Brazil, Germany, Hungary and Romania. Before competition a General Assembly of Euroepan Budo Council (EBC) was held, during which Hrvoje Znaor from Croatia is elected new EBC president. Also, Erol Field from Great Britany (President of European Sport Jujutsu Council) and Radim Balner from Czech Republic (President of European Sport Kenjutsu Council) were elected as EBC Board members. Serbian team was the most succesefull on this event, with over 50 medals in all disciplines and categories, won by representatives of Serbian Budo Council members from Pozarevac, Petrovac, Smederevo, Vlaski Do, Aleksinac and Sabac.