Category: World Taekwondo Federation

World Taekwondo express optimism for the future at first-ever virtual General Assembly

Virtual meeting draws largest-ever number of participants at a non-elective General Assembly SEOUL, Korea (October 6, 2020) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue, speaking at the first-ever virtual World Taekwondo General Assembly, today expressed his optimism for the sport in 2021 as he addressed the safe and simplified taekwondo competitions that will take place next…

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World Taekwondo President delivers powerful speech on Taekwondo for peace at SportWorks Talks

09/17/20 World Taekwondo President and Chairman of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Chungwon Choue today presented a SportWorks Talks webinar on how taekwondo has been used as an effective tool for social development and peace. More than 700 people from around the world registered to attend the webinar. During the presentation, President Choue discussed how…

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World Taekwondo President meets winners of Korean Children’s Taekwondo Quiz Contest

SEOUL, Korea (May 8, 2020) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue today met with the winners of a nationwide Korean Children’s Taekwondo Quiz Contest, which included a promising taekwondo practitioner. The meeting took place at the World Taekwondo office. Da Eun Choi came first in the quiz and has been training in taekwondo since she was…

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100,000 Masks Will Go To IOC

The president of the World Taekwondo Federation proposed on Wednesday to transfer 100,000 disposable surgical masks to the International Olympic committee (IOC). The masks were originally donated to the World Taekwondo Federation by Wuxi Sports Bureau and Jiangsu Wuxi Economic Development Zone, according to Chungwon Choue, federation president. In recent weeks, the epicenter of the COVID-19…

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WT and World Baseball Softball Confederation sign MOU

World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote humanitarian, social inclusion, peace and development-supporting activities. The signing ceremony took place at the World Taekwondo Office and was hosted by WT President and THF Chairman, Chungwon Choue, who was joined…

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