Cho Jung-won, President of WT Promote Taekwondo

조정원 WT 총재 "2028 올림픽에 비치 태권도 정식 종목 추진"


Cho Jung-won, President of WT, "Promote Taekwondo as an Official Event in the 2028 Olympics"


Events held in an outdoor space…

The World Taekwondo Beach Championships held in Chuncheon ... Restart after 4 years


The World Taekwondo Federation (WT) has 바카라사이트 announced that it will promote the adoption of beach taekwondo as an official event at the 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics.


"It is the result of the discussion at the executive committee held in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do," WT President Choue Choong-won said on the 19th. We will negotiate carefully," he said.


Beach Taekwondo is an event held in an open outdoor space.


It is conducted according to the same game rules as the free poomsae of the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, but as it is held outdoors, players wear relatively free clothing.


Male players may wear topless or sleeveless clothing, while female players may wear tank tops, sleeveless shirts, etc.


Makeup, hijab, and sports sunglasses are also allowed.


The game is scored between 90 and 100 seconds, divided into technical skills (6.0 points) and directing skills (4.0 points).


Technological skills are evaluated with Poomsae (1 point) and 5 essential technical kicks (jump side kick, jump front kick, spinning kick, continuous kick, acrobatics Total 5 points).


Directing skills are scored on creativity and harmony, expression of energy, music and composition.


On the 18th, the WT held the Gangwon-Chuncheon World Taekwondo Culture Festival Organizing Committee and the World Taekwondo Beach Championships in Songam Sports Town, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do for the first time in four years.


Beach Taekwondo first started in Rhode Island, Greece in 2017 and held the World Championships every year, but was suspended in the aftermath of the spread of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19), and resumed after 4 years this year.


Attending the event were President Cho Jung-won, the presidencies of the five continental federations, WT Executive Committee members, IOC Vice President Sermiang Ong, and Chuncheon Mayor Yuk Dong-han.


The WT and the organizing committee will hold four international competitions including Beach Taekwondo,


World Taekwondo Octagon Diamond Games, World Taekwondo Demonstration Contest, and World Para Taekwondo Open Challenge until the 24th.