Dan of Honour for Interior Minister Sobotka


Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka and Upper Austrian Marshal Andreas Pilsl got warmed up for the Karate World Championships 2016 in the Passage shopping mall in Linz. The two gentlemen were highly impressed by the Karate shows of the Kata team male Ajdin Besic, Christoph and Lukas Buchinger and Kata team female Kristin Wieninger, Joan-Marie Stadler and Patricia Bahledova from St. Pölten. The girls from Lower Austria were very successful at the Premier League in Morocco where the gained the gold medal just a couple of days ago. Upper Austria´s medal hope Bettina Plank demonstrated her Karate skills as well.

“The cooperation with the police authorities is working just perfectly fine. At the World Championships 2014 in Bremen, Germany, we were directly at site together,” OC-chief Ewald Roth informed the about the ongoing cooperation with police and interior ministry, which is positive throughout.
Interior minister Sobotka and marshal Pilsl already were awarded with their Dan of Honour for their efforts during the World Championships in October 2016 by the chief of the Upper Austrian Karate federation Karl Hillinger.