European Kendo Federation

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The European Kendo Federation (EKF) is the member of the International Kendo Federation which is responsible for the European zone. The EKF is the overall organization for the Japanese martial arts Kendo, Jōdō and Iaido in Europe.

European Kendo Championship[edit]

Competition contested by the member nations of European Kendo Federation.

European kendo championships have been held since 1974, with the first taking place in England. The European championship is held every year, except in those years in which there is a world championship (these occur every 3 years).

Number Year Country City Competitions
1 1974 Great Britain Bletchley Men's Team and Individual
2 1977 Belgium Brussels Men's Team and Individual
3 1978 France Chambery Men's Team and Individual
4 1981 Germany Berlin Men's Team and Individual
5 1983 France Chambery Men's Team and Individual
6 1984 Belgium Brussels Men's Team and Individual
7 1986 Great Britain London Men's Team and Individual
8 1987 Sweden Malmö Men's Team and Individual
9 1989 The Netherlands Amsterdam Men's Team and Individual, Women's Individual
10 1990 Germany Berlin Men's Team and Individual, Women's Individual
11 1992 Spain Barcelona Men's Team and Individual, Women's Individual
12 1993 Finland Turku Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
13 1995 Great Britain Glasgow Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
14 1996 Hungary Miskolc Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
15 1998 Swtzerland Basel Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
16 1999 France Lourdes Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
17 2001 Italy Bologna Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
18 2002 France Nantes Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
19 2004 Hungary Budapest Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
20 2005 Switzerland Bern Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Individual
21 2007 Portugal Lisboa Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
22 2008 Finland Helsinki Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
23 2010 Hungary Debrecen Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
24 2011 Poland Gdynia Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
25 2013 Germany Berlin Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
26 2014 France Clermont-Ferrand Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
27 2016 Macedonia Skopje Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual
28 2017 Hungary Budapest Men's Team and Individual, Women's Team and Individual, Junior's Team and Individual

Member Countries[edit]

The following is a partial list of countries that are members of the EFK.

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