Nearly ninety couples from ten nations are ready to compete in the fifth EJU Kata Tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 21-22 in the Sports Palace in Pordenone.
For the Friuli Venezia Giulia, a region of northeast Italy, which recently hosted the EJU Kata Seminar in Lignano Sabbiadoro (6-11 March) and waiting for the 4th World Championship Kata (Pordenone, 21-22 September), it is another great opportunity for promotion and for the movement of kata competitions that support them.
A special waiting for the participation of the Iranian team, that in the world rankings ranks behind Japan. But Italy is ready to do battle with the best national selection consists of sixteen couples and some regional representative for a total of 57 pairs Italian. There will also be competing Slovenia (5 pairs), France (3), Germany and Belgium (2), Spain, Croatia, Finland, Switzerland (1).
The event, organised by Polisportiva Villanova FIJLKAM and EJU, will begin Saturday with the preliminaries at 9.00h, then Judo Show and finals from 12.00h. On Sunday Italian Grand Prix Kata start at 9.00h.