Turkey - Day two at the World Para-Taekwondo Championships was highlighted by unexpected world titles for Mexico’s Juan Diego Garcia Lopes in the men’s middleweight division (up to 75 kg) and Brazil’s Debora Menezes in the women’s heavyweight (over 58 kg) division.
Turkey - Wild – that’s how to describe the first day of competition at the World Para taekwondo Championships in Turkey, with favorites falling, new nations emerging, and new world champions in multiple divisions.
Turkey - Just 19 months before it makes its Paralympic debut in Tokyo, Japan, Para-Taekwondo is celebrating by holding the biggest tournament in the sport’s history.
South Korea - World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue has welcomed the news that Para-Taekwondo has been confirmed as part of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sports programme.
Sweden - After Chakir Chelbat took over as WT Para Technical Chairman and Para Referee Chairman, a promising future can be seen for this discipline in constant growth. MasTKD Español.
United Kingdom - The record-breaking 7th World Para Taekwondo Champions drew to a close today with nearly 200 elite Para Taekwondo athletes from around the world battling it out to become world champion.
United Kingdom - The final preparations for the 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championships are underway, as London 2012’s Olympic and Paralympic venue – The Copper Box Arena – prepares to welcome the world’s very best Para Taekwondo athletes on October 19, 2017.
Rwanda - Jean Claude Niringiyimana, from Rwanda, has been nominated by the International Paralympic Committee to become IPC's Allianz Athlete of the Month for April 2017. MasTKD Español
South Korea - Para Taekwondo will be a full medal event on the IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation) World Games program.
International - The WTF today announced the Para Taekwondo World Rankings for March 2017 with several changes as a number of athletes competed internationally for the very first time during the 2017 US Open Para Taekwondo.