Over 200 Athletes Attend 2018 National Taekwondo Championship

Some 226 Cambodian athletes have attended the World Taekwondo Federation's National Championship 2018.

The competition took place at National Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh from Nov. 9 to 12.

H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, who presided over the competition's opening ceremony spoke highly of the event, stressing that this will further strengthen capacity of Cambodian Taekwondo athletes for the upcoming 32nd SEA Games 2023 hosted by Cambodia.

Visiting WTF President Dr. Chungwon Choue, who also presided over the competition, appreciated the minister's endeavour in promoting Cambodia's sports, especially Taekwondo.

According to Mr. Kong Sakda, Secretary General of Khemarak Taekwondo Federation of Cambodia, participating Taekwondo athletes were from 23 clubs from Phnom Penh and 5 others from the provinces.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press