13th World University Taekwondo Championship has started

The "13th World University Taekwondo Championship” began on Sunday in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.  This global event will be carried out from June 8 to June 14.



The event is being held at the “Inner Mongolia Gymnasium”.  The first phase of the event will include the Poomsae competition on June 8 and 9.  Then, on June 10, 11, 12 and 13 the Kyorugi competition will take place.  While, on the last day (June 14) will be held the team competition.

The team competition will not be carried out in the TK-5 mode.  The teams will be formed by five athletes who will fight against a rival with his same weight category.

The KP&P PSS system will be used and the Video Replay will be operated by Dartfish.

The World University Taekwondo Championship is organized by FISU (International University Sports Federation) and supported by the WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) and award Olympic ranking points as its ranked as G-1.


China wins two golds in Poomsae

China won the men’s team and mixed poomsae competitions in the 13th World University Taekwondo Championships on Monday informed the

The Philippines, Egypt, Chinese Taipei, Australia and China as well as other countries and regions participated in the championships.

China’s Zhu Yuxiang, Jin Jun and Wu Chuang won the gold medal after defeating South Korea in the men’s team final, with Chinese Taipei and Indonesia sharing the bronze.

Kim Hanbyeol, Kim Junghun and Kim Sohee took the women’s title, beating China into second place. The Philippines and Chinese Taipei were joint third.

In the mixed poomsae competition, China’s Zhu Yuxiang and Xia Yu came first and South Korea was second. Chinese Taipei and Thailand won the bronze medals.


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