KIS, Students of Kohinoor International School , brought laurels in the 16th edition of Mumbai Interschool Kūdō Tournament 2017 . The school stood first in the tournament that welcomed 1200 participants from over 100 schools. It brought home total 89 medals including 22 gold, 27 silvers and 40 bronzes respectively.
Competitors took part in U – 6 till U – 16 age group. Matches played were squats, kicks, kata, kumita. Maximum gold in kicks total 89 medals out of which 22 gold, 27 silver and 40 bronze.
Kūdō is a Japanese hybrid martial art. It is full-contact karate with gloves, throwing and grappling techniques are also allowed in the competition, including restraint, locks and strangle holds.
Ms. Deepali Nene, Principal said, “To win any award at this event is a very serious achievement, so we are very proud to have won these medals. ‘Nothing is impossible’ is the mantra carried on by each student at KIS. We thank the parents and coaches for their belief and continued support.”