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HEALTH & EDUCATION

Vietnamese athlete won a gold medal at international taekwondo championships

Updated at Thursday, 06 Jul 2017, 17:24
The Hanoitimes - Vietnamese martial artist Ho Thi Kim Ngan won a gold medal at the second competition day of the Chuncheon South Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships on July 4.
Vietnamese taekwondo athlete Ho Thi Kim Ngan (R).
Vietnamese taekwondo athlete Ho Thi Kim Ngan (R).
Accordingly, Vietnamese martial artist Ho Thi Kim Ngan beat Japanese Eguchi Mahiro in the final of the women’s under 49 kilogram category.
She has practiced taekwondo for four years and won a gold medal in the 44kg division in the World Junior Taekwondo Championships held in Canada last year. The athlete, from the southern province of An Giang, also won gold medals in the 41kg category in the Southeast Asian and Asia tournament in 2015.
The Chuncheon South Korea Open has attracted more than 1,000 athletes from 60 countries and territories. It will end on July 7. With slogan I love taekwondo, Let’s go to Chuncheon, The Chuncheon South Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships has promoting the Championships as a festival of all Taekwondo lovers worldwide. Improving the status of the Championships as an event with tradition and authority of the suzerain country. Increasing international awareness of Chuncheon city.
In addition, also including basic aims, globalization of the region by holding the event with participation of the citizens. Supporting local economy by connecting the event with Culture and Tourism. Winning general popularity of Taekwondo as a sports.
The Chuncheon South Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships has 3 types of Competitions (Gyeorugi, Gyeongyeon, Color Belts Gyeorugi).
Organizing Committee of Chuncheon South Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships, Gangwon‐do Taekwondo Association and sponsored by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Gangwon province, Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, Korea National Tourism Organization Kukkiwon, Chuncheon City Taekwondo Association, Adidas. 
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