European champion Plank trains with Schett, Grönefeld and Peschke


“Karate meets tennis” was the motto of the General Ladies in the TipsArena in Linz. European karate champions Bettina Plank and Alisa Buchinger showed an impressive show-fight followed by a crash course of self-defense.

"Absolutely great that I learned some skills" says Barbara Schett, eurosport expert, to Ewald Roth. After that the double with Anna Lena Grönefeld (GER) and Kveta Pschke (CZE) fought a duel with each other before they showed off what the girls had taught them. But also Bettina Plank was overwhelmed by the 1,82m tall French Open winner: “I was the first one to congratulate Garbine Muguruza, the number 1 of Linz for winning her first match.”