Daghestan athlete wins gold of European regions’ karate championship

Makhachkala, June 11, 2014. Daghestan’s Osman Alilov won the 12th European WKF karate regions’ championship finished yesterday in Turkish Izmir, coach from Daghestan karate federation Nabi Magomedov told RIA "Daghestan".

118 teams from 20 countries, including 10 teams from Russia, attended the competition. Makhachkala karate school’s trainee Osman Alilov won his gold as a member of the Southern Federal District team, which in the kumite final defeated another Russian team - "Siberia". In total, the Russian Karate Federation (WKF) earned 4 medals in the tournament - two golds, a silver, a bronze, and the 2nd place in the team standings.

In 2013, the Russian team placed 10-12, and in 2012, they were the 9th at the European regions’ championships.

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