European Championships Kata in Cottonera hosts a record of 112 pairs.

A record number of participants at the 2013 European Kata Championships in Cottonera, Malta. This weekend the city of Cottonera hosts the European Kata Championships 2013, the participation is, with a record-breaking total number of 112 pairs from 18 countries, unique in the european kata championships history.

The Spanish team will be represented with an all time high number of 16 pairs, followed by France and Italy with 15 pairs. This event will also feature a competition of Koshiki No kata (9 pairs) and Judo Show (4 teams). On the first day of the event, 5 different katas in two age groups.

Day one will be completed with the opening ceremony in the late afternoon. At the final day on Sunday the open tournament, Koshiki No kata and a spectacular competition  of judo-show.

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