Bijelo Polje – The karate contestants of Karate club “Bijelo Polje” came back yesterday from an international karate tournament which was held in Ljubljana. At this prestigious international competition there were more than 1.200 karate contestants from 12 European national teams and from Iran. Contestants from Bijelo Polje have shown on this tournament also that they belong to the top of the European and world karate.
The male karate team made of Pedja and Sava Konatar and Nikola Boskovic won the silver medal, since in the final they were beaten by the hosting team. The female cadet Chinese aster team, which was made of Nadja Konatar, Bojana Salatic and Irena Petrovic won the third place. In the individual competition in Chinese asters and in fights Nikola Boskovic and Sava Konatar won bronze medals. As in all other previous competitions this time too the karate contestants of “Bijelo Polje”, according to the words of the president, Vesko Konatar, have paid the expenses of their trip to Slovenia by themselves.
– The Mayor Tarzan Milosevic, promised, that this most successful Bijelo Polje club will be given full support and financial help. In the next period we will have some great international competitions in Italy, Iran, and Malta, where in traditional karate, we will represent not only our town but also the state of Montenegro – said Konatar.