AWARDS1

Finalists announced for 2011 Chris Canning Award of Excellence

From an outstanding number of nominations, five finalists have been determined for the 7 Annual Chris Canning Award of Excellence. The winner will be announced during the opening ceremonies of the Junior Olympics and National Championships on Thursday, June 30, in San Jose, Calif.

AUSTRIAN OPEN 20112

Success for Gayle and Cook in Austria

Aaron Cook won gold in the -80kg division comprehensively defeating Ivan Trajkovic of Slovenia in the final, 22-10; and Jordan Gayle has returned to action in fantastic fashion this weekend securing a bronze medal in the -68kg class at the Austrian Open.

NEW COMPETITION FORMAT2

Taekwondo competition between teams

The World Championships 2011 in Gyeongju saw the demonstration of a new way for team competition: Korea vs. Russia was the game.