The 8th ASEAN Kendo Tournament (8AKT)


1. Hosting Organization:
Thailand Kendo Club (TKC)
2. Technical Assistant:
All Japan Kendo Federation (AJKF)
3.  Place and Venue:
Chulalongkorn University Sports Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Events & Term: October 13 (Saturday) and 14 (Sunday), 2007

Date Events
October 13
Women Individual Division Tournament
Men Individual Division Tournament
October 14
Women Team Division Tournament
Men Team Division Tournament

Kenshis from 6 countries (Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Brunei) were participated.

AJKF Instructors:

1. Kunio Hayashi, Hanshi 8 Dan
2. Yuji Baba, Kyoshi 8 Dan
3. Shoji Kokubo, Kyoshi 8 Dan

*This dispatch was financial supported by Japan Foundation.

Click here for photos of Tournament!


Men Individual Division

1st Place Panyaphol Sukchai (THA 3) Thailand
2nd Place Quang Nguyen Thanh (VIE 6) Vietnam
3rd Place Khuckrit Chaifang (THA 1) Thailand
Peter Chee Min (MAS 10) Malaysia

Women Individual Division

1st Place Aimi Mohammad Sabri (MAS 16) Malaysia
2nd Place Urai Wannarat (THA 17) Thailand
3rd Place Thipruedee Kaendiao (THA 19) Thailand
Stella Wei Yi Wong (SIN 14) Singapore

Men Team Division

1st Place Thailand A
2nd Place Indonesia B
3rd Place Thailand B
Singapore B

Women Team Division

1st Place Thailand A
2nd Place Singapore A
3rd Place Malaysia A

Photos for Tournament

Opening Ceremony

Speech by Mr. Hideaki Kobayashi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Thailand

AJKF Instructors

Suburi demonstration by 120 youths as a commemoration of the 120th anniversary of Japan-Thailand amity


Closing Ceremony

Men Team 1st Place



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