Pakistan to host G1 Taekwondo Championship in November

Published June 14, 2021
BEIRUT: Pakistan Taekwondo Federation vice-president Omar Saeed and general secretary Murtaza Bangash attend the World Taekwondo Asia general assembly on Sunday.
BEIRUT: Pakistan Taekwondo Federation vice-president Omar Saeed and general secretary Murtaza Bangash attend the World Taekwondo Asia general assembly on Sunday.

BEIRUT: Pakistan will host the Pakistan Army’s G-1 Taekwondo Championship in November which would see the top players from across the globe taking part, South Asian Taekwondo Association president and Pakistan Taekwondo Federation vice-president Omar Saeed said after the World Taekwondo Asia general assembly here on Sunday.

Alongside Omar, PTF secretary general Murtaza Bangash represented Pakistan as the World Taekwondo Asia general assembly chaired by president Prof. Kyu Seok Lee and attended by representatives from South Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Uzbekistan, Chinese Taipei, Palestine, Philippines, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon.

Former PTF president and current adviser Iftikhar Tabassum was elected World Taekwondo Asia vice-preisent while South Korea was given the opportunity to host the 25th Asian Taekwondo Championships and Iran will host the 5th WT President Asia Cup and 11th Asian Club Championships.

Published in Dawn, June 14th, 2021

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