Karate men competition started with a kata. In the individual category, Botond Nagy from the Hungarian capital city of Budapest became a champion.
After his performance, he said: "It was very hot. From the start until the end it was very interesting. Organization was very good and I really like it. This was a very great adventure.
In team katas competition champions are karatekas from Turkish Aydin University.
After the first fight in the women category, the men started their way for glory. Two of the home karatekas from University of Zagreb were in the finals. Stjepan Štimac didn’t win – he was defeated by Francesco Donofrio from Italy in a very interesting fight. Karlo Raguž had better luck. He won 4th gold medal of the day for the University of Zagreb after the win against Turkish competitor Mehmet Usda. Bosnia and Herzegovina also earned a gold medal in men competition. Mensur Đozić was better than Petar Zaborski from North Macedonia. After the win, Mensur said: "My name is Mensur Đozić and I represent the University of Tuzla. I was in competition under 75kg with 34 competitors and I won. I am very happy with a gold medal and I am very satisfied with my fights and with the organization of the tournament."
Two more medallists from a men competition were Xenos Christos Stefanos from Greece in under 60kg, and Robin Rettenbacher in under 84kg category. In the team Kumite category, the Ukrainian team from Kharkov earned the 1st place.