On June 3 in the cityof Sevan, Gegharkunik region, Kyokushin Karate Federation of Armenia held the Gegharkunik Championship, the main goal of which was to promote the development of this sport in the regions. This event was attended by 324 sportsmen from regions only. In one weight category there were up to 30 participants. Participants were awarded medals, cups and diplomas. The leadership of the federation awarded certificates to all those who supported the development of Kyokushin Karate in Sevan during this year. Currently, about 250 sportsmen are studying in Gegharkunik.