The President of the European Para-Taekwondo Union, Shlychkov Aleksandr, sent an official invitation to all member national associations to participate in the European Para-Taekwondo Championships to be held on April 20, 2015 in Chisinau, Moldova.
“Para-taekwondo has developed rapidly in Europe and and the rest of the world over the last couple of years. The European Continent has a great number of countries and top athletes participating in Official International Para-taekwondo events. The hard work put into Para-taekwondo development has resulted in that athletes have a chance to take a part in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games” said Shlychkov in the letter.
This event will be the first to award ranking points in Europe and will be open to all athletes coming from other continental unions; consequently it will be G-4 for European athletes and G-2 for athletes representing continental unions other than ETU.
The competition will feature the following classification K-41 to K44. Male Under 61kg, Under 75kg, Over 75kg; Female Under 49kg, Under 58kg and Over 58kg.
It is important to note that the registration deadline is April 6, 2015.
It is expected that all delegations arrive by April 17, 2015 and the following the classification for each athlete will be carried out. Additionally, on the same day there will be a meeting with all the Head of Teams to discuss the classification process. The Organization expects a large number of competitors who will see action on April 20, 2015.