The Portuguese town Guimaraes (Guimaraes) is located in 50 km from given the name and to the country, and world famous drink of the city of Porto (Oporto). But historical Guimaraes it is deservedly proud "the nation cradle" is called. In such here an interesting place I finished work WAKO European Kickboxing Championships 2008 which has defined the strongest masters of Europe in sections light - contact, Lowe - кик and K1. No doubt of it, kickboxers traditionally choose the most nice corners of the Old World for carrying out the highest tournaments.
The municipal athletic complex "Pavilhao Multiusos de Guimaraes" of the town with the population in only 50 000 inhabitants enters the three of the best sport centers of all country therefore work in Guimaraes left only good impressions at all 800 participants (34 countries) the European championship.
Certainly, the European tournament couldn't do without the Nikolaev kickboxers in any way, habitually successfully made the main annual work:
"gold" - Anatoly DYAKOV (81кг, Lowe - кик, SDYuSShOR-2, the trainer Sergey Hvorov);
"gold" - Dmitry KIRPAN (81кг, K1, SDYuSShOR-2, the trainer Sergey Hvorov);
"bronze" - Maxim GLUBOCHENKO (54кг K1, SDYuSShOR-2, the trainer Sergey Hvorov).
As it occurs many years, kickboxers of SDYuSShOR-2 adequately finished a working season. In 2008 these nikolayevets won for Ukraine 11 gold, 9 silver and 4 bronze world awards, 2 gold, 1 silver and 6 bronze European awards, 3 "gold" and 1 "bronze" of the European cup-2008, 2 "gold", 2 "silver" and 4 "bronze" of the World Cup-2008, plus 30 (thirty! ) CIS Championship-2008 cups, reports a press - service of the Nikolaev regional federation of a kickboxing.
73 medals! Only in the international Championships and Cups! It also is the Nikolaev School of single combats.
We CONGRATULATE kickboxers!