Dutch Men’s Team in Korea

The Dutch men’s team belongs to the best 16 during this WKC.
They have won their poulematches against South Africa nad Lithuania.
In the first round they had to take up the Swedish Men’s team. After exciting fights Sweden has won this match.

But the men’s team didn’t leave without prize!
Winston Dollee received a Fighting Spirit Award!

Congratulations Winston!

Dutch ladies during the WKC in Korea

The Dutch ladies kendoteam have reached the quarterfinals (best 8!) during the WKC. They fought a good match against team Korea.

Fleur Smout reached the best 16, and Sayo van der Woude made it to the best 8 during the individual women’s tournament.

The Dutch lades did not finished without prize; Sayo van der Woude has been awarded the Fighting Spirit prize for both the women’s individual and team tournament.


From left to right: Olga Morozova, Fleur Smout, Sayo van der Woude, Mariëlla van der Schans, Pakwan Ratchatasavee and in the back Joke de Jong (secretary NKR.