International Taekwondo Day is celebrated annually on September 4. The observance was initiated by World Taekwondo, formerly known as the World Taekwondo Federation. Of course, the very first celebration of International Taekwondo Day was held in South Korea, the country where this martial art originated from.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has announced the indefinite postponement of the IWAS Women’s World Games in Worcester, Great Britain, due to insufficient entries. The competition - the first in history and a major milestone in the development of women’s sports for athletes with physical impairments - was due to open on 27 August 2018.
According to our statistics, European continent is the leader with its number of participating athletes and countries, taking part in Continental para-taekwondo championships. As of today, there are 27 European countries that are developing and promoting para taekwondo and register their kyorugi and poomsae athletes.
- World Taekwondo Europe has published a new financial policy, business plan and operations report
- Constantin Zabbal (GER) appointed as Vice-chairman Poomsae Committee
- World Taekwondo General Assembly approves competition rule changes
- World Taekwondo Council approves Hammamet Declaration to ensure safe sport