A huge thanks to Ruud Besems for providing almost all of the photographs below.

The 2015 KoiExpo Germany was staged in Villingen-Schwenningen on the weekend of 29th and 30th Augusut, also branded the German Shinkokai Koi Show.

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The show was judged by representatives of the All Japan Shinkokai Niigata District, left to right, Suguru Wada (Wada Koi Farm), Shigeyoshi Tanaka (Maruju Koi Farm) and Tamikazu Kobayashi (Nishikigoi Niigata Direct).

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Grand Champion was awarded to this 90cm+ Sanke, 9 years old, bred by Sakai Fish Farm (Hiroshima) and entered by Koicentrum van Keulen.  You can read more about this Sanke and its development from tosai to Grand Champion here – http://nishikigoi.life/2015/08/30/from-tosai-to-grand-champion/

Below, Jeroen van Keulen receives the GC trophy from the judges.

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Grand Champion B was awarded to this Yamabuki Ogon entered by Floors Koi Shop.

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Jumbo Champion was taken by this 90cm Karashigoi, bred by Marudo Koi Farm and grown from a 72cm sansai at Koicentrum van Keulen.

Below the Koi’s owner, Rob Heijmans and son, receive the trophy.

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Supreme Champion was awarded to this Sanke, again entered by Koicentrum van Keulen.

The Sanke, bred by Yagenji Koi Farm, is 6 years and 82 cm. It was purchased as a 52 cm nisai and grown in the mudponds of Yagenji Koi Farm until october 2013.  Since then she has been grow in Koicentrum van Keulen’s main 100 ton growing pond.


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Below Jeroen van Keulen receives the trophy.

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Mature Champion

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Adult Champion


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Young Champion (Old)

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Young Champion

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Junior Champion


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Best Tategoi

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Most Unique Koi


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