He will be at the European championships in Turkey (May 25-29), like the whole Ukrainian team. This will be their 2nd time abroad since the start of the war on February 24.

A month ago, Stanislav Horuna and his compatriots were invited by the Portuguese federation to participate in Karate1 Matosinhos. It was on this occasion that we met Stanislav on April 21, with his son Lev, 3 years old, an improvised assistant director who ends up being (kindly) scolded by his father.

 By Ludovic Mauchien

It is as reigning European champion that the Ukrainian will come to Turkey. But the war completely modified his daily life. “My life has changed”, he says. His new forced life since February 24, his commitment, his expatriate family, the sale of his Olympic medal, his sports ambitions despite all... Stanislav Horuna tells us about the life of a champion in a country at war who will try to win a 6th European medal and a 2nd title in a row in Gaziantep.