Author: Michael Pagan

8 gold medals Won by Hazara Athletes

The girls of #Hazaristan won 8 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals in the national Taekwondo competition held in the beautiful city of Bandgou, Australia. @SR_Afghanistan#StopHazaraGenocide pic.twitter.com/6PWjByMeyG — 🌲Ram🌲 (@Ram_1995q) December 5, 2022

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Olympic Taekwondo Competitor Alexandros Nikolaidis dies at 42

Original Article Here: “Greece’s two-time Olympic silver medallist and flagbearer at London 2012 had been battling with a rare form of cancer in the last two years. wo-time Olympic taekwondo silver medallist Alexandros Nikolaidis has died at the age of 42. Nikolaidis passed away on Thursday (13 October) following a two-year battle with a rare form of cancer named…

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Senior Sings Tae Kwon Do’s Song

After viewing a Tae Kwon Do demonstration at a senior citizens’ center, Lucille Thompson of Danville, Illinois, decided that this was something she wanted to learn. She told Minkyo Han, a Tae Kwon Do instructor in Danville, “I’m coming over tomorrow.” There was nothing unusual in this conversation between instructor and prospective student except the…

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19 year old from Isreali wins World Para TaeKwondo Gold Medal

Asaf Yasur is Israel’s first para taekwondo gold medalist, besting five other contestants in the under-58 kg category. By Abigail Klein Leichman  DECEMBER 13, 2021, 8:53 AM Asaf Yasur, Israel’s first para taekwondo world champion. Photo by Yair Glazer Israel notched its first para taekwondo gold medal after Asaf Yasur beat all competitors in the under-58 kg category of…

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Russian and Belarusian athletes are being banned by world TaeKwondo from future events

World Taekwondo has moved to ban individual athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus following the invasion of Ukraine. The decision was taken after the governing body’s Council met for an extraordinary meeting today, and complies with the recommendation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Taekwondo’s global governing body has already banned Russian and Belarusian…

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