15th international tournament MINSK OPEN – SANKER CUP 2019 (updated October 3, 2019)

SANKER_CUP_2019Poster of the tournament

On behalf of the SANKER CUP Organizing Committee, we have the honor to invite You to the 15th International Karate Tournament "MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP".

Tournament will be held at October 11-12, 2019 in the one of the best European sports complex "Minsk-Arena".

Registration for SANKER CUP 2019 available from September 1 at Sportdata and our site.

Mandates Commission and Referee seminar on the WKF karate rules will be held October 11, 2019 at the following address: 5, Frunze Str. (location, driving directions from the Velodrome), entrance from the Rumyantseva Str.:

The tournament is officially a part of the program of the festival "Japan Autumn in Belarus", conducted by the Japan Embassy in the Republic of Belarus.

Information on rules of visa-free travel available at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus website. The rules introduce the visa-free entry through the border checkpoint at the Minsk National Airport and the visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 30 days for the citizens of 74 states.

The information concerning hotel booking, transfer, excursions you can get from the official partner of competitions – "Time Voyage" LTD (address: 2, Tolbukhina Str. Business center TIME, office 1317, Minsk 220012, Republic of Belarus, contact person: Veronika, mobile phone: +375 29 345 95 07, e-mail: sanker-cup@t-v.by). Offers on accomodation are available here.

Event SANKER CUP 2019 at Facebook.

Invitation to the SANKER CUP 2019 is available below (here).

The scheme of the competition area at "Minsk-Arena" velodrome is also available below.

SANKER CUP - is the one of the largest karate (WKF) competition in Eastern Europe. Western and Eastern teams traditionally take part in.

In the previous years SANKER CUP have given a good reception to karateka’s from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Nepal, Poland, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

We will be glad to see You and Your team in Minsk on our event!

With best regards, Pavel Piatsko - Chairman of Association "Minsk Karate Federation".


Invitation to the Minsk Open - Sanker Cup 2019
Regulations (in Russian):

Sanker Cup 2018 Regulations

You can also download invitation here and regulations (Russian only) here.

Velodrome schema:

Velodrome Schema

Driving directions from the Velodrome (route planning only in Russian):

To select all possible directions from Velodrom, click the "Открыть маршрут" button or follow the link.

Basic driving directions:

Organizing Committee contacts:

Online registration on 15th international tournament MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP 2019

Sanker Cup

Online-registration for the Minsk Open - SANKER CUP 2019 will be available from September 1 to October 10, 2019 at our site or Sportdata.

If you have never registered on www.sportdata.org or are having difficulties with registration, please check out the video tutorials (video in English, a brief descriptions of the registration process with the illustrations in Russian are given here - instructions were written few years ago, but has not lost relevance, scroll page down to the mark "КРАТКАЯ ИНСТРУКЦИЯ:", to view images in full size it is necessary to click on them).

If you do not have time to register your team until October 10, but would like to participate in the tournament - please contact the Organizing Committee

Questions relating to the necessity of registration athletes in the older age categories without fail should be coordinated with the Organizing Committee of the tournament. You will not be able to register such athlete in the senior age category - only Secretary of the tournament can do this (after agreement). To avoid confusion, please do not change the date of birth of the athletes.

Organizing Committee contacts:

If you don't see a registration form from sportdata.org, please click this link.

Online-Registration for SANKER CUP 2019 ends!


Organizing Committee of the MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP 2019 decided to stop registration for the Tournament on 08.10.2019 at 12:00.

After this time, registration requests will not be accepted.

Teams whose registration requests are accepted will be able to register their athletes or make changes after the specified time.

We apologize, but otherwise the tournament can not be conducted in one day.

SANKER CUP 2019 - offers on accomodation from "Time Voyage" LTD


Dear colleagues!

"Time Voyage" LTD offers you the following accommodation options in Minsk for the dates of the Tournament:

  1. Accommodation at the Hotel "Slavyanskaya" (★★★) (location):
    • Double room with breakfast - 60$.
    • Single room with breakfast - 50$.
  2. Accommodation at the Hotel "Victoria Olimp" (★★★★) (location):
    • Single room with breakfast – 90$.
    • Double room with breakfast – 120$.
    • Studio room with breakfast – 130$ (Single use), – 145$ (Double use).
  3. Accommodation at the Hotel "Aqua-Minsk" (★★) (location):
    • Double room with breakfast – 51$.
    • Bungalow (detached house, for 4 people) with breakfast – 140$ (for one person 35$).

More information in the attached file.

Offers on accomodation:

Offers for accommodation

You can download offers on accomodation here.

Organizing Committee contacts:

SANKER CUP 2019 results

MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP 2019 results available.

SANKER CUP 2019 - results:

SANKER CUP 2019 - results

Download SANKER CUP 2019 results: sc2019res.

Also results available on Sportdata.

Tournament schedule


For the attention of the MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP 2019 participants. Below you can find the schedule for 12.10.2019.

ATTENTION!!! Athletes need to come at least 40 minutes prior to the specified time in the regulations of the categories. All possible measures will be taken to expedite the process. Awarding of the winners will be held during the process.

Draws will be available after the Mandates commission.

Schedule for 12.10.2019 (Russian only):

Schedule for 12.10.2019

Download schedule for 12.10.2019: tm (printable version).

Also schedule available on Sportdata.