1989 A.F.M.A.L.European Martial Arts Championships
This highly-touted tournament drew over 600 qualified
competitors from 36 different countries who
vied for the
beautifully customized seven foot trophies in 19 Black Belt,
and over 40 lower Belt divisions,
and the prestige which has become associated with winning this event. The Black Belt first place winners
Musical Kata / Show, and Forms, Grandchampion
"The tiger from Curacau" Earl Blyd - Netherlands
Chinese Forms Seguin Serge - France
Japanese Forms Mark Williams - U.S.A.
Korean Forms - Karlheinz Irig - Germany
Open Forms - Sherman Miller - U.S.A.
Weapons Soft Style Forms - Joe Hoyer - Netherlands
Weapons Hard Style Forms - Milius Abraham
Self Defense - Daniel Systma - Netherlands
Breaking - Mike Loveless - U.S.A.
Fighting -82 Kg - Bernhard Schwarz - Germany
Fighting -75 Kg - Saez Santiago - U.S.A.
Fighting -62 Kg - Andree Kielholtz - Germany
Fighting -68 Kg - Yahya Gülag - Turkey
Fighting +82 Kg - Harabi Derin - Turkey
Fighting Heavy Weight - Yilmaz Yaka - Turkey