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Taekwondo action continues in Chuncheon and Viena

Taekwondo action continues in Chuncheon and Viena

The Taekwondo activity doesn’t stop. After the 7th Asian Junior Championships and the 2013 Mediterranean Games, the action now moves to Chuncheon (Korea) and Viena (Austria) for the Chuncheon International Kora Open and the Taekwondo competition at the Viena World Sports Festival 2013.
Chuncheon International Kora Open
The event will start tomorrow at Hoban Gym (Chunceon City, Gangwon-do) and will last for 6 days, finishing next Tuesday July 9th. The competition will put together 3,000 athletes from 50 different countries, divided into 3 divisions: Kyorugi, Colour Belts Kyorugi and Poomsae.
The Kyorugi division will differ between Korean and International fighters. Korean Male and Female athletes will compete in 10 different weight categories in the Junior competition and 8 weight categories in the Senior one. International participants will be divided into 5 Junior weight categories and 4 Senior divisions. Both Korean and International players will also be able to compete against each other in the Team competition (5 players per team).
More information below:

Viena World Sports Festival 2013
Taekwondo will be included for the first time in this year’s edition of the World Sports Festival, which includes 12 other more sports. The World Sports Festival is a youth sports festival that aims to bring young athletes competing in different sports and from all over the world together to join in unity.
The event will take plance in Viena (Austria) between tomorrow and next Sunday July 7th with 4 main divisions in competition according to ETU/WTF standars:
– Pupils: born 2002, 2003, 2004
– Cadets: born 1999, 2000, 2001
– Juniors: born 1996, 1997, 1998
– Seniors under 21: born 1995, 1994, 1993

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Pau Aguilar

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