The eight year old Sander Horvat is from the Romani neighborhood Kamenci - Murska Sobota in Slovenia. He doesn't stand out at all from his friends, but his affinities towards the sport are huge.
Two years ago he started training karate, and his talent was shown by winning of gold medals in national competition in the youngest category.
Already at the beginning of March 2016 in Austria at the European Championship in the category of Karate martial artists under the age of 10, won a golden medal, and became the youngest Roma European Champion in karate.
He was in a league of his own there, and he easily won the European Champion title. However, little Sander did not stop there. Already in April 23-24.2016 he went to the World Cup in Sofia and in the category of forms (Kata) in the category for martial artists under the age of 10, won the silver medal, and became the Vice-Champion of the world.
As little Sander says, his idol is the action movie star Jean Claude Van Damme.