SEVITEL’S ACCENT AT KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN JAPAN
The 54th Japanese Open Championships and International Friendship Tournament were held in Tokyo from November 18 to 20. The athletes of the Ruda-based Kyokushin Karate club, supported by Sevitel Sp. z o.o., competed. Among the best competitors was Marek Partuś, Commander of the Municipal Police from Ruda Śląska.
Marek Partuś won in consecutive rounds against three champions from Japan to in the 45-49 age category at +80 kg. In the final bout he was stopped for gold by Tomasz Maturski from Orzesze. Thus, the SM Commander was awarded the silver medal of the world championship.
The high place on the podium is not the first success of Marek Partuś in karate. In 2019 he found himself the European champion in the European Karate Kyokushin Championships – kumite. He is also the runner-up in the 2021 Polish Senior Open Championships.