The WTF recently sent an official invitation to all Para-Taekwondo athletes to join the 1st Asian Para Taekwondo Championships that will be held in Chinese Taipei on April 17, 2015. After the inclusion of Para-Taekwondo in the 2020 Summer Paralympics, this event will award important ranking points as it is ranked G-2 for Asian representatives and G-2 for athletes representing other continental unions.
Classification of new “N” athletes will take place on April 15-16, 2015 prior to the championship, opening the possibility for new athletes that have not previously been classified.
All Continental Unions agreed to open their continental events to global participation in order to promote the Para-Taekwondo and motivate athletes to have more international participation.
The Global Membership System is responsible for the registration which is already open.
“In March 2014, the 10thWorld Junior Taekwondo Championships had been held successfully in Taipei and we are so proud that the first time Asian Cadet Taekwondo Championships and Asian Para Taekwondo Championships are held in Chinese Taipei and it has been the greatest honor for us to realize that Taipei is awarded to host these important events. I sincerely believe that these great events would give you the best impressions and beautiful memories”, said the President of the Organizing Committee, Hsu An-Chin.
For this event the Competition Rules approved and in force for the 2015 will be applied. The following categories will feature K41, K42, K43 and K44, and weight categories divided as follows: Male Under 61kg, Under 75kg, Over 75kg. Female Under 49kg, Under 58kg, over 58kg.