NEWS UPDATE 20 March, 2017 The JKAWF INDIA Kolkata kids excelled in the 21st West Bengal State Karate Championship – 2017 that concluded yesterday at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Kolkata; hosted by KAB, the governing body for karate sport in West Bengal, recognised by the Bengal Olympic Association and WKF national federation, KAI.
The medal winners are:
1. PRIYANKA ROY – Silver – 14-15 Years (-40Kg) Girls’ Kumite – South 24 Pgs.
2. MEGHA MONDAL – Bronze – 14-15 Years (-40Kg) Girls’ Kumite – South 24 Pgs.
3. PRINCE BISWAS – Silver – 11 Years (-30Kg) Boys’ Kumite – North 24 Pgs.
The JKAWF INDIA Kolkata Board congratulate the winners and their respective coaches and wish them and all others who couldn’t make it this time to work harder for better results in future.
We are glad to announce that SONA GHOSH Sensei, Vice-Chairman of JKAWF INDIA Kolkata has been awarded with LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD by Karate-Do Association of Bengal (KAB) for his contribution in karate for about 42 years and counting. Sona Ghosh Sensei had started his training in karate in 1967-68 in Burma when he was about 14-15 years of age. His family shifted to Kolkata in 1971. Sona Ghosh Sensei started teaching in Kolkata in 1975 which some 42 years back from now. He had produced hundreds of black belts till date and all of them had passed their ranks under foreign visiting examiners. Sona Ghosh Sensei is one of the pioneers of Shotokan karate in West Bengal who still trains and teaches regularly in YMCA – JKA KARATE CENTER, YMCA College Branch, Vivekananda Road, Kolkata.