World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue was special guest in Saudi Arabia. He met met with the Saudi Taekwondo Federation and Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and discussed the plans for the first ever Islamic Women’s Open Taekwondo Championship.
The competition will be held in Jeddah, November.
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“It was an honour to meet with Her Royal Highness and senior officials from the SAOC and Saudi Taekwondo Federation to discuss preparations for the 1st Islamic Women’s Open Taekwondo Championships. We are very excited to be supporting this fantastic event which will leave a lasting legacy for the region.”
“At World Taekwondo we are committed to promoting gender equality and providing opportunities for people to take part in taekwondo irrespective of gender, age, nationality or ability. We strongly believe in the power of sport to inspire and break down social barriers. These Championships will be critical in empowering women throughout the region and encourage more women and young girls to take part in sport.”, said President Chungwon Choue.