Medals for Lee Costa & Mike Humphries in the Karate World Championships !

The   First United World Karate (UWK) World Championship was held in Slovenia Koper, 12th – 18th Oct. Over the 4 days Lee Costa & Mike Humphries represented Wales with pride! Lee Costa 7th Dan came out 1st, winning Gold and 4th Dan, Mike Humphries came 2nd winning Silver! Both in the veterans master kata category.

The UWK, is the first body to bring the 3 types of karate disciplines together. Traditional, General and Contact.

The contact section where these medals were achieved,  was run by the Kyokushinkai world body IKOK.

Both winners teach and train at the Penarth leisure centre on Andrew Road. Where they run a full time dojo (club)

They would like to thank Karate Wales Governing Body to  made it possible for all of us to take part.

Karate Wales Governing Body is proving to be the most successful Governing Body to  support the sport in recent years