Category: World Taekwondo Federation

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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World Taekwondo Committed to Athlete Safety at 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

SEOUL, Korea (Jan 29, 2020) – World Taekwondo announced that head protectors with face shields will be worn by Para Taekwondo athletes competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and Qualification Tournaments in order to further ensure athlete safety. The recommendation made by the World Taekwondo Para Taekwondo Committee followed extensive analysis of data collected…

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World Taekwondo Demonstration Team Perfoms at Italia’s Got Talent

The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team impressed the judges at Italia’s Got Talent audition, as judge Mara Maionchi secured the team’s automatic place in the final by pressing the golden buzzer. The Demonstration Team wowed the 2,000 spectators that filled the theater, who showed their  appreciation and excitement at the mastery of the power and skill…

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