WKF President, Antonio Espinós, paid an official visit to the Romanian Karate Federation in Bucharest on the 4th of June. Mr Espinós met with Mr Lucian Baroiu, President of the RKF, who was accompanied by the General Director of the RKF, Stefan Cremene.
They visited the Romanian Sports Minister Mrs. Gabriela Szabo in her Ministry’s office, and also the seat of the Romanian National Olympic Committee, where they were received by the President Mr. Alin Petrache, that was accompanied by the General Secretary of the RNOC Mr. Ioan Dobrescu. The 2 meetings were very cordial and important aspects of Karate in Romania and of the RKF were addressed.
A press conference was also organized by the RKF, with the presence of many journalists and the Romanian TV and other media. To close the day, the RKF hosted a dinner were more than 100 persons were present from all social and sports groups from Romania.
The WKF President wants to thank Mr. Baroiu and the team of the RKF for such an outstanding preparation of the WKF President’s visit, which allowed to make big progress in very important issues, as well as to create awareness of Karate in Romania.