Gleb Aksenov from Neryungri became the world champion in kyokushin kaikan karate in 13-14 age category in weight of up to 55 kilograms in Tokyo, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports.
The Kyokushin Kaikan Karate World Championship took place on November 22-24. The competition was attended by over 1200 participants from 25 countries.
Yakutia was represented by Neryungri school team at the championship.
Bogdan Litvinenko also became the winner of the championship in the category of up to 50 kilograms among 12-year-old athletes, taking third place.