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3rd International Shinbudo Games

Serbia, February 2009

On Saturday 21st of February 2009 the 3rd International Shinbudo Games were held in Pozarevac, Serbia. Host of the Games was Dr. Ivica Zdravkovic, founder of International Shinbudo Association. These Games were also memorial tournament in honor of late Slobodan Saric sensei from Pozarevac.

Despite terrible weather conditions, Games were attended by representatives of 10 countires: Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Russia, United Kingdom, Italy, Ghana, Romania, Czech Republic and Germany. Members from 8 clubs from Serbia participated: Pozarevac, Sabac, Petrovac, Vlaski Do, Smederevo, Belgrade, Vrsac, Aleksinac. There were 114 competitors from abroad and 119 competitors from Serbia, a total of 233 people competing in three SHINBUDO disciplines - Mix Kumite, Jujutsu Kata and Sport Kenjutsu.

Competition is partially sponsored by Pozeravac city and Municipal governemnt of Petrovac na Mlavi. Organizer specially thanks to all leaders of foreign national teams: Mr. Allan Clarkin sensei from United Kingdom, Mr. Tselestin Tsykhtsinskiy from Russia, Mr. Jens Kruse from Germany, Mr. Osborne Tukpeh from Ghana, Mr. Bojan Radovanovic and Andrea Bertolini from Italy, Mr. Radim Ballner from Czech Republic, Mr. Stojan Lukic, Mr. Zeljo Stjepanovic and Mr. Bosko Vidovic from Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Mr. Hrvoje Znaor from Croatia.

All participating national teams won medals. All domestic and international guests were pleased with the organization and had announced participation on next ISA Games, which will be held in April 2010 in Serbia.

U subotu 21. febriara 2009. godine u Pozarevcu su odrzane 3. Internacionalne Shinbudo Igre. Domacin Igara bio je Dr med. Ivica Zdravkovic, osnivac Internacionalne Shinbudo Asocijacije. Ove Igre su takodje bile i memorijalni turnir u cast pokojnog Slobodana Sarica, majstora jujutsu vestine iz Pozarevca.

Uprkos jako losem vremenu, Igrama su prisustvovali predstavnici 10 zemalja, iz Srbije, Bosne i Hercegovine, Hrvatske, Rusije, Velike Britanije, Italije, Gane, Rumunije, Ceske i Nemacke. Ucestvovali su takmicari iz 8 mesta u Srbiji: iz Pozarevca, Sapca, Petrovca, Vlaskog Dola, Smedereva, Beograda, Vrsca i Aleksinca. Ukupno je bilo 114 takmicara iz inostranstva i 119 takmicara iz Srbije - imponzantan broj od 233 takmicara koji su se nadmetali u tri SHINBUDO discipline - Mix Kumite, Jujutsu Kata i Sport Kenjutsu.

Takmicenje je delimicno sponzorisao grad Pozarevac, kao i opstina Petrovac na Mlavi. Glavni sponzor bio je Budo Savet Srbije sa pozarevackim klubom SHINBUKAN-om. ("Dziu-dzicu klub Pozarevac"). Organizator posebno zahvaljuje vodjama stranih nacionalnih timova, gospodi Alanu Klarkinu iz Velike Britanije, Celestinu Cikcinskom iz Rusije, Osbornu Tukpehu iz Gane, Jensu Kruseu iz Nemacke, Bojanu Radovanovicu i Andrei Bertoliniju iz Italije, Stojanu Lukicu, Zeljku Stjepanovicu i Bosku Vidovicu iz Bosne i Hercegovine, Radimu Balneru iz Ceske i Hrvoju Znaoru iz Hrvatske.

Svi nacionalni timovi osvojili su bar po neku medalju. I strani i domaci gosti bili su zadovoljni organizacijom i najavili su ponovno ucesce na sledecim ISA Igrama, koje ce biti odrzane u Srbiji aprila 2010. godine.