Feb 2017

admin News , Press Release

The Philippine Taekwondo Association is proud to announce the hosting of Asian Taekwondo Qualification for Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be held on April 16-17, 2016 at the Marriot Convention Center Grand Ball Room, New Port Complex, Pasay City.

It is an honor for our country to be chosen by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) to host this milestone sport event.

There will 43 countries from Asian Countries shall be coming to Manila to participate in the games sanctioned by the IOC-affiliated World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and promoted by the Asian Taekwondo Union.

Organizing Committee Chairman SUNG CHON HONG said, in preparation to this significant event, the Philippine Taekwondo Association invited the powerhouse Korean National Sports University (KNSU) team, one of the best Taekwondo school in Korea having produced Olympic and World Championships, to train with the Philippine team here in Manila to develop strong spirit, sharpening their skills and updating the latest techniques. The training start on March 6-22 twice a day. After training with the Korean team , they will undergo in-house training form march 28 to April 10 at the Headquarters of Philippine Taekwondo Association, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. This shall serve as a tune-up high-intensity training for our team

This event is supported by the following sponsors: Smart, MVPSF, PLDT, Meralco, Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Olympic Committee.