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The Australian Government through the Australian Sports Commission recognises the Australian Kendo Renmei as the National Sporting Organisation to develop kendo, iaido and jodo in Australia

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The International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations. International Kendo Federation

SportAccord

The international federation of national sporting associations. SportAccordAustralian University Sport Australian University Sport

2017 Australian University Games Kendo Competition

DRAWS and RESULTS:

Congratulations to all players for the efforts and commitment made to prepare for and to travel to the Gold Coast for the 2017 Australian University Games Kendo event.

Overall Results – Kendo PDF.

  1. The University of Sydney, 21 points.
  2. University of Technology Sydney, 10 points.
  3. The University of Melbourne, 3 points. Monash University, 3 points.

Teams Open Grade 
GOLD: USYD
SILVER: UTS
BRONZE: UWA
PDF of competition draw

Teams Kyu Grade
GOLD: USYD
SILVER: MON
BRONZE: UTS
PDF of competition draw

Individual Dan Grade Women
GOLD: Mingrul Zhoa (USYD)
SILVER: Anupa Kritmanorote (UWA)
BRONZE: Anna Opertowski-Marshall (GU)
PDF of competition draw

Individual Dan Grade Men
GOLD: Yosuke Okada (ANU)
SILVER: Vitor Taranto (UTS)
BRONZE: Sena Koshiji (QUT)
PDF of competition draw

Individual Kyu Grade Women
GOLD: – Mengying (Elva) Shi (USYD)
SILVER: – Genevieve Borley (MON)
BRONZE: – Nicky Lieu (MELB)
PDF of competition draw

Individual Kyu Grade Men
GOLD: – Huu Duc Nguyen (MELB)
SILVER: – Benjamin Terracini (UTS)
BRONZE: – Kai Kikuchi (USYD)
PDF of competition draw

In 2017, the Australian University Games is returning to The Gold Coast for its sixth year. Major event partners, Tourism and Events Queensland and City Of Gold Coast are gearing up to welcome students from across Australia to take part in a week of serious sport and serious fun this September.

Since its inception in 1993, the Australian University Games (AUG) has grown to be Australia’s largest annual multisport event. Held each September/October, the Games is renowned for providing a friendly but competitive environment for Australian university athletes and is the flagship event on the national university sporting calendar.

LOCATION:
Carrara Stadium, Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara, QLD 4211, Australia.

Event details. Unisport’s Kendo Event page is here.

Competition Rules, Nafuda Specification and Shinai Specification, all are here.

SCHEDULE

  • Friday 22 September: Shinai safety check and Managers briefing.
  • Saturday 23 September: Shinai safety check and Competition.
  • Sunday 24 September: Competition and closing ceremony.

KENDO COMPETITION CATEGORIES

  • Individual Kyu Grade Men
  • Individual Kyu Grade Women
  • Individual Dan Grade Men (Women permitted, if number of players is low or to improve the draw)
  • Individual Dan Grade Women
  • Teams Kyu Grade
  • Teams Open Grade

RULES:
Competition Rules, Nafuda Specification and Shinai Specification, all are here.

Note that the nafuda for use at the Australian Unigames is now specified.