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Aiming to build the taekwondo champions of tomorrow, the International Taekwondo Summer Camp 2019 was realized in Estonia during August 2019 with 150 athletes from 11 countries participating in training groups of Kids, Cadets, Juniors, and Seniors and practicing both Kyorugi and Poomsae.

The camp included a number of top qualified international coaches, with Mr Valerii Bruns as Headcoach of the 2019 summer camp. The Poomsae seminar was demonstrated by Klaarika Siirak and during the end of the camp, the athletes had the opportunity to participate in the International Competition Kicksport Games to put their skills to the groung and test all of what they acquired during their training sessions.

Medals and certificates of participation were given to all the participants and everyone renew their meeting for next year!

 

*Aspiring to promote taekwondo educational and training camps around Europe, if you, or your local taekwondo club or association organizes a training camp, you are welcomed to send your video (copyrights and specifications apply) to Taekwondo Europe, accompanied by a short description of its content, and your camp will be communicated accordingly.

 

 

 

Helsingborg city in southern Sweden which will host the European Under 21 Championships the upcoming September, has come to an agreement on the organization of WT's most prominent events; WT President's Cup Europe.

After reaching a consensus on the challenges, and validated all parameters on hosting an event that attracts the highest number of competitors in whichever country being hosted in, the final competition dates have been officially announced and the event is set to be realized on 17-22 February 2020.

Helsingborg Arena will be once more the host venue of the G2 ranking cup, which runs for 5th year since its first launch in 2016 in Bonn, Germany, guaranteed to provide all teams, athletes, IRs and officials with high-end competition premises and venue facilities.

The outline of WT President's Cup Europe 2020 is expected to be published soon, enlisting all necessary information on the competition and its qualifiers, as well as the accommodation and transportation of all participants.

 

 

 

 

Mr.Chakir Chelbat has been appointed by World Taekwondo President Dr. Chungwon Choue, as Chair of the new Para Taekwondo Committee of World Taekwondo, which subsidizes the former Para Taekwondo Governing Board, Para Taekwondo Technical Committee and Para Taekwondo Referee Committee.
According to the appointment, the term of his office shall be two years until the end of 2021 World Taekwondo Championships in Wuxi, China.
Dr. Choue expressed his trust towards Mr. Chelbat experience and competency in developing Taekwondo worldwide and elevate World Taekwondoโ€™s standing as a well-governed and socially responsible federation of the Olympic and Paralympic Movement.

 

 

 

๐ŸToday, August 3, the first edition of the EUSA Combat Championships is completed in #Zagreb, with #Taekwondo being one of its four in total representative sports. ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ”
๐Ÿšฉ On July 31, the Opening Ceremony of the event was realized, with 1300 participants from 404 different universities and 36 countries taking part from all around #Europe and renewing their meeting for next year.
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Read more: https://bit.ly/2GJrpm4
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ About: https://combatsports2019.eusa.eu/home
#taekwondoeurope #EUSA #eusacombat2019

 

 

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has now published its Anti-Doping Rules (Rules) for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo (to be held in July and August 2020). The Rules will cover the period from the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Village until the day of the closing ceremony of the Games (14 July to 9 August 2020). During this period, all athletes will be subject to doping controls initiated by the International Testing Agency (ITA) โ€“ to which the IOC has delegated some of its responsibilities related to the implementation of the doping control process during the Games.
 

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Download the French version HERE.

 

 

      

 

Bosnia & Herzegovina Taekwondo Federation, in scope of developing further the sport of taekwondo within the country, but also to enhance sports events and culture nationally, has taken up the organization of five major taekwondo events for 2020. 

      Concequently, Bosnia & Herzegovina will be the host country for the European Youth Olympic Weight Categories and European Senior Olympic Weight Categories, the European Masters Championships for both Kyorugi and Poomsae, the finals of the Generation 24 tournament for Kids & Cadets, while it will also carry out the national G1 Bosnia & Herzegovina Open Tournament.

      The event days are scheduled in consecutive days to facilitate all athletes in attending both European and national G1 events.

The dates of the events are listed below, while information on the host city and venue will be announced in due time along with the competition outline.

 

European Olympic Weight Categories Championships 28-29 October 2020

European Masters Championships 29-30 October 2020

Generation 24 Finals: Kids - 31 October 2020

                                 Cadets - 1 November 2020

G1 Bosnia & Herzegovina Open Tournament - 1 November 2020

 

      

 

 

 

      Taekwondo Europe is delighted to announce that the Bosnia and Herzegovina Taekwondo Federation will host the 2020 European Championships Olympic Weight Categories G1, Youth Olympic Weight Categories and also the European Master Championships 2020!

The city of Sarajevo will be the host and the events will take place on 29 October  - 1 November 2020.

      Currently, the following events are confirmed for 2020, while the exact dates for the European Kids and Cadets Championships are to be confirmed. The European Championships Under 21 and the 2020 Presidents Cupo are under negotiations with possible hosts. As soon as more information is known, it will be published.

 

 

 

 

     One more European Taekwondo event has found its host country for the upcoming year. As it has been decided, the European Taekwondo Cadet and Kids Championships 2020 will be organized in Estonia 17-21 August 2020.

     The nordic country will greet the youngest of the taekwondo family during the most welcoming month of the year, giving the participants the opportunity to also enjoy the country itself, apart from competing for the top of the podium.

     More information on the exact location of the event and the competition will be announced in due time.

 

 
 
     For the first time in history, Taekwondo Europe will introduce European Ranking lists for Cadet and Junior athletes. All the athletes being included will receive ranking points from the G1 events in Europe that will be included in the project.
The service provider for the Cadet and Junior European Ranking lists will be SimplyCompete, and the ranking lists will be officially published and counting from February 2020.
     To have your G1 event included in the project, the operating costs of the service via the SimplyCompete platform are required to be carried through as indicated in the application form.
     If you want your G1 event to be included as a ranking event for Cadet and Junior athletes as well, please follow the instructions on the information sheet below.
Application form - Cadet & Junior Ranking 2020

      Among the objectives of Taekwondo Europe is to remain the leading Continental Union in the Olympic Games. Therefore, the upcoming taekwondo generation representing Europe in the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 is in the spotlight, ensuring that its competency and taekwondo level skills will bring more 'Olympic' recognitions.

On that account, Taekwondo Europe introduces 'Generation 24' ; a project targeting to develop taekwondo Kids and Cadets.

'Generation 24' includes the implementation of regional Kids and Cadets events, enhancing in this way the progress and advancement of these age categories and their future inclusion to the elites of taekwondo.

Learn more about 'Generation 24' in the attached file below, with detailed information on the project, its vision, mission, aim, structure and rules and regulations applied for the participating countries.

 

'Generation 24' - Taekwondo Europe

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