Korea won seven gold medals and four silver medals for the overall title at the 8th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, which concluded in Bali, Indonesia on 3 November, 2013. In the overall medal tally, Vietnam clinched three golds, three silvers and five bronzes for the second place, followed by the Philippines with three golds, two silvers and one bronze.
Patrick Hanson is the best in his age group in the country, and picked up a silver medal at the Australian Open Taekwondo Championships last year.
Invercargill taekwondo enthusiasts had a visit from New Zealand Olympic coach Grand Master Jin Oh during the weekend as members of the St John club brushed up on their knowledge.
A Taekwondo fighter who helped fund his Olympic dream by running a brothel has rejected being labelled a 'pimp', pointing out that prostitution is legal in his native New Zealand.