1st Latin American Kendo Championships was held in Quito Ecuador on 9th Oct 2010.
1st Latin American Kendo Championships
1st Latin American Kendo Championships was held on 9th and 10th October 2010 in Quito Ecuador.
More than 200 Kenshi from 14 countries have been participated to the events.
Welcome speech was made by Mr. Fernando Benavides president of Ecuador Kendo Federation at the opening ceremony, and Congratulatory speech also made by Mr. Imai Japanese ambassador to the all participants. After that head of FIK delegation Mr. Suji Fukumoto who is the Shipan-Cho ( FIK director) of this championship gave to the competitors the important points of the Shiai.
And this time, other 2 members from FIK Japan has been joined to this Championships are Mr. Keisuke Kondo Kendo Hanshi 8-Dan and Mr. Ari Kurose FIK assistant secretary general.
The Results is as follows.
FINAL RESULTS – CLAK
First: Rogério Shohei Asato, from Brazil
Second: Jacques Boudan, from Equator
Third: Hector Toshio Ueda, from Brazil
Women’s Individual Category
First: Elzami Miwa Onaka, from Brazil
Second: Emy Ugaji Toida, from Brazil
Third: Nidia Tejada Muñoz, from Mexico
Male Individual Category
First: Alberto Massumi Takayama, from Brazil
Second: Coichi Urano, from Brazil
Third: Victor Zen Moreno Tachibana, from Brazil
Women’s Team Category
Male Team Category
Rodrigo Ryuiti Hayashi , BRAZIL
Gabriel Paredes, PERU
Pedro Pintos, URUGUAY
Heiji Luiz Kariya, BRAZIL
Caroline Yuki Hayashi, BRAZIL
Christel Choennie, ARUBA
Lautaro Palacios, GUATEMALA
Martín Tolosa, ARGENTINA
Herman Williams, TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO
Demián Kondo, COLOMBIA
Overall Points Classification