Championship Coordinators talking to press on the 14th International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU: The 14th International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship is going to be held in Seoul of South Korea next year.
Organizing a press conference, Championship Coordinator Raju Chhetri shared the information in Kathmandu today.
The IOFTC at Portland in the US organizes this championship every two years. It organizes one edition in the US and the next one out of the country, alternately, added Coordinator Chhetri.
He mentioned that five championships were already organized at Portland, four in Nepal and one in India, the UK, Hong Kong and the US each.
Founder and Director of IOFTC, Grandmaster Diwakar Maharjan and General Secretary Karen Blackledge in last March handed over the IOFTC flag to Seoul as responsible for organizing the championship.
Nepal, South Korea, America, Philippines, Australia, Canada, Pakistan, Austria, India, Hong Kong, China, and Mexico, among other countries will participate in the championship.
Players will be competing for 65 gold, 65 silver and 130 bronze medals in the championship, it is said.