Guatemala - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded Maria Borello, Chair of the Women in Taekwondo Committee and WT Council Member, a diploma recognizing her work and effort done in benefit women in need. MasTKD Español.
CHINA - The final weekend of the super-elite World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series brought yet more excitement, thrilling action and shock defeats as Turkey’s Irem Yaman won the women’s -57kg and Korea’s Tae-Hun Kim took home gold in the men’s -58kg.
CHINA - South Korea dominated the third weekend of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series, as Kyo-Don In shocked the field with victory in the men’s +80kg division, while in the women’s -49kg class, compatriot So-Hui Kim fought valiantly to secure gold.
CHINA - A highly entertaining second Saturday of the super-elite World Taekwondo (WT) Grand Slam 2017/18 series, which pits the best twelve athletes in each Olympic weight category against each other, took place today, with athletes competing in the Female -67kg and male -68kg categories.
CHINA - Great Britain’s Bianca “Queen Bee” Walkden and Russia’s Maksim Khramtcov captured gold medals – and a cool USD70,000 each – in the inaugural edition of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series, held at the Wuxi Taihu International Expo Center in the city of Wuxi, near Shanghai.
CHINA - Two days before the inaugural edition of the Wuxi 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series kicks off on Saturday, the WT’s finest athletes and senior officials got their first look at the bespoke venue at a press conference held in the Wuxi Taihu International Expo Center in Wuxi, China.
South Korea - WT published further analysis of the 2017 Muju World Taekwondo Championships as the federation continues to work with independent expert, Nielsen Sports, to analyze the benefits of hosting Taekwondo events.
International - Director General Jin-bang Yang, having completed his contract with WT, will depart the Seoul office to return to his teaching duties at Yongin University. However, he remains as Chairman of the WT Technical Committee.