The road to Toronto 2015

International - 2014/11/13 - 109 athletes will have the opportunity to go to the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games through the qualifying tournament to be held in Aguascalientes, Mexico on March 11-12, 2015. This was informed by PATU President Ji Ho Choi. MasTKD ESPAÑOL

Toronto 2015


The official announcement sent yesterday to all MNA´s describes the details of the qualifying tournament, the first step towards Toronto 2015.

Again Mexico, the World´s House of Taekwondo, and the city of Aguascalientes will host the most important multi-sport event in the continent previous to Rio 2016.

For this championship three octagonal areas will be used; twenty international referees will collaborate and, Daedo PSS will be used.  The competition will feature 4 Olympic Weight Categories

A total of 109 athletes will search a place in the Pan American Games, distributed in 57 male and 52 female as follows.


  • Qualifying Tournament: 92 athletes (48 male and 44 female)
  • Wild Card authorized by PATU: 9 athletes (5 male and 4 female)
  • Canada as host: 8 athletes (4 male and 4 female)


Male:  Top 12 athletes in each weight division will qualify for Four (4) Olympic weight divisions.


Female:  Top 12 athletes for first 3 weight divisions (Under 49kg, 49~57kg, 57~67kg) will qualify. For the Over 67kg weight division, only top 8 athletes will qualify.


More detailed information will available regarding the Qualification Tournament immediately after the completion of the Verecruz 2014 Central & Caribbean Games to be held on Nov. 13-17in Veracruz,  Mexico, concluded  Choi .



Alex Korram, Exclusive MasTKD

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