That is why masTaekwondo.com is in Buenos Aires, covering this significant event, important not only for Taekwondo, but for sports in general.
While our sport has already secured its stay in the Olympic program (See note) in this IOC Session Taekwondo will complete the process. Sports that will fight for their inclusion as additional sports for the 2020 and 2024 Olympics will be squash, wrestling and baseball.
Today, September 6, the Opening Ceremony took place at the “Teatro Colom”, considered one of the best theaters in the world.
Another crucial decision that the OIC will make in Buenos Aires is to choose the host city for the 2020 Olympics out of three candidates: Tokyo (Japan), Istanbul (Turkey), Madrid (Spain). The choice between these three candidates will be held on Saturday, September 7 and on the same day the official announcement ceremony will also take place.
The 125th OIC Session will be closed with the election of the new OIC Members and the Olympic Award will be awarded. Additionally, the election of the Olympic governing body President will take place; this will be the ninth OIC president in the history of the OIC.
Undoubtedly being in Buenos Aires right now is historic for all who are part of the international Olympic movement. MasTaekwondo.com wants to give you all the details and bring to you the important moments in this unique event.
Matías Rojas, Exclusive masTaekwondo.com