Saturday, October 04, 2008

The 8th Junior and 3rd Veteran ITF Taekwon-Do World Championship


The above mentioned Championship has taken place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 16th to 21th September this year with more than 750 participants (around 400 competitors and 350 officials, coaches and accompanies) from 55 countries all over the world.
Having been held under the strong support and assistance of the Uzbekistan Government it witnessed one of historical event for all the ITF members including the best athletes and coaches , being remained as the most successful and memorable Championship in the hearts of all the Taekwon-Do brothers and sisters throughout this globe. This Championship fully demonstrated all the participants’ firm solidarity, the friendships and fellowships among themselves as well as a high level of umpiring and tournament throughout the whole process of the Championship. We, the ITF, would like to take this opportunity once again to present our sincere gratitude and congratulation to all the participants including competitors, Organizing Committee members and volunteers, coaches, umpires, instructors and masters, and ITF officials who have devoted themselves to the success of this event. During the Championship, ITF held its 18th Congress meeting on 19th September in Le Grande Plaza Hotel in Tashkent.
More than a hundred of attendants from 55 countries expressed their absolute and constant supports to the discussions and decisions made at the Congress.
During the Championships Prof. Dr. Channg Ung, ITF President met Mr. Kurbanov Rustam Javdatovich, Minister of Culture and Sport affairs and Uzbekistan NOC Chairman and Mr.Akhad Khamzievich Nasirov, Chief of Presidential Security Service and Chairman of Uzbekistan Martial Arts Center. Prof. Dr. Chang Ung expressed a deep thanks to them for their unreserved assistance to the successful Championships and they showed their willingness to render consistent spiritual and material assistance to the activity of Uzbekistan ITF Taekwon-Do as well as ITF.

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