24th European Fudokan Karate Championship for cadets, juniors, youth, seniors and veterans has taken place in Portorož (Slovenia), at Grand hotel Bernadin between 5th and 9th December 2018.
Fudokan karate championship was organized by a collaboration between WFF (World Fudokan Federation) http://www.fudokaninfo.com/ and Slovenian Fudokan Federation. Organization and preparations of the event were coordinated by Sportour http://www.sportour.biz/ who brought the event to Bernardin group, Protorož, Slovenia. With the support of Sportour partners and main partner Bernardin group, more than 1200 athletes from 28 countries from Europe participated in the event.
Athletes competed in three different categories: cadets, juniors and veterans. Concurrent to the Fudokan Championship the following events also took place. The European Karate Championship, European Cup for children from 6 to 13 years old and European Championship for competitors with special needs, competing in the Para-Olympic category.
Events held at Bernardin in Portorož from 06.-09.12.2018 represented manifestation of pure friendship and sport on one side and exchange of professional knowledge with organized training with numerous seminars and courses on the other.
The participants of the events enjoyed the city of Portorož, as well as the organization of the competition.
The championship was an excellent opportunity to promote Slovenia as an ideal destination of active sports tourism in all seasons of the year.