On the 5th and 6th of February 2019 Antalya, Turkey hosted 8th World Para-Taekwondo championships. The athletes representing both kyorugi and poomsae were fighting to become the best in the world in their weight divisions and to get points in the paralympic ranking.
We would like to remind you that Para Taekwondo will debut at the Paralympics in Tokyo-2020. On the 25th of January the International Paralympic Committee announced that Para Taekwondo will perform also in Paris-2024. We congratulate all members of our taekwondo family with that!
The WTE Chairman of Solidarity and Para Taekwondo Committee Mr. Evgeny Klyuchnikov took part at the World Championships. He have visited the semi-finals and finals to support all of the European athletes. It’s worth to mention that the results are quite well for the European countries.
Para Taekwondo develops intensively. In 2019 Africa will organize for the first time the Continental Para Taekwondo championships.