A little while ago, a President of the European Karate Organization (EKO) and new Board members of the EKO Presidium were elected.
Two candidates were nominated for post of the President of the European Organization, the current President – Shihan Koen Sharrenberg (6th Dan, the Netherlands) and Shihan Alexander Goncharenko (Ukraine, 5th Dan).
According to the results of the voting, Shihan Koen Sharrenber remained on the post of the EKO President.
As for the Board Members list, it has changed a little.
The EKO Board composition for the period 2019-2023:
KO President: Koen Scharrenberg, 6 dan (The Netherlands)
EKO Vice-President: Roman Vitkauskas (Lithuania)
General Secretary: Jan Bulow, 7 dan (Denmark)
Chairman Referee Committee: Michael Soderkvist, 7 dan (Sweden)
Chairman of Technical and Grading Committee: Remigiusz Karpinski, 6 dan (Poland)
Treasury: Boris Nikolov, 4 dan (Bulgaria)
Board member: Alexander Goncharenko, 5 dan ( Ukraine)
WKO board member from Europe:
Koen Scharrenberg, 6 dan, Netherlands
Martin Michel, 6 dan, Belgium
Romas Vitkauskas, Lithuania