Category: World Taekwondo Federation

Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation fundraising mission reaches Kilimanjaro’s summit

Jordan’s taekwondo athlete Farah Al Asa’ad has successfully reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on her fundraising mission for the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF). The THF’s Middle East and North Africa coordinator was part of a group which made it to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain after nearly a week of climbing. She unveiled…

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World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, and International Bowling Federation sign MOU to promote humanitarian activities

  SOUTH KOREA – 2020/05/07 – World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote humanitarian, peace and development initiatives in Sport. In light of the current situation provoked by the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the signing ceremony was conducted online, with…

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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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