All India Taekwondo Championship

Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated the three day All India Taekwondo Championship in New Delhi today. This year in 2023, this championship was organized to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Korea-India diplomatic relations. The Korea Cultural Center and Sports Authority of India in collaboration with India's Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Korea Nations Association Sports Service School organized the event to mark 50 years of Korea-India showdown.

At the opening ceremony, an MoU was signed between the two countries in the field of sports exchange and special performances, Korean dance, taekwondo performance and K-pop cover dance by performance teams from the Korea National Sports University. The Taekwondo Championship was held from 24 February to 26 February under the Sports Exchange Program between the two countries India and Korea.

The three-day long Taekwondo Championship will have competitions in Cadet (U-14), Junior (U-17) and above age categories.
The competition is divided into two parts: poomse and sparring called kyorugi. The sparring, kyorugi branch is divided into male and female branches only, and the poomse branch is divided according to the World Taekwondo Federation's competition rules based on the age and weight of the players. The 10 kyorugi and 2 poomse winners who win gold medals in each category will visit the Korea National Sports University with the support of the Korean government and receive education and training programs for about 3 weeks from the best professors as a prize.

  Last update :  24 February 2023
  News Category :  Sports
  Post Category :  February 2023