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European Olympic Qualification Tournament – Results

The last qualification tournament for the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008 – the European qualification tournament - has been fought in Istanbul. Here are the results (due to a well earned holiday week in Turkey of your diligent ETU-webmaster a little bit late):   Female -57kg 1. Martina Zubcic (Croatia) 2. Azize Tanrikulu (Turkey) 3. Bat…

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IOC Diploma award for Debra Tranter

The IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland was the venue for the post graduation ceremony for the inaugural and prestigious IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition. Debra Tranter, a Master of Human Nutrition and Dietetics through the University of Nottingham and a State Registered Dietitian, proudly took her place with the other candidates to receive this honour….

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FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

By: Referee Department The changes to the rules of WTF Taekwondo over the past year or two included the introduction of additional compulsory equipment.  Any player attending an event of any standard must wear the appropriate compulsory equipment.  Detailed below are the items that must be worn by all players.  Players not wearing the items…

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European Poomse Championships 2008 in Antalya

The 8th European Poomsae Championships have been organized by the Turkish Taekwondo Federation on Dec. 8th and 9th 2007 in Antalya/Turkey. A total number of 24 countries participated in this event. The Turkish Taekwondo Federation has managed to establish perfect conditions, especially the accommodation was excellent. So, this championships ended with a big success and…

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ETU Ranking List 2007

 The last ETU A-Class Tournament for 2007 has been completed. And these are the European top competitors 2007 according to the ETU Ranking List:             •            Female -47kg: GÜLEC Sümeyye (Germany) – total 17 points             •            Female -51kg: ZAJC Hanna (Sweden) – total 18 points             •            Female -55kg: ZUBIC Martina (Croatia) – total…

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BRITISH TAEKWONDO JUNIORS TRIUMPH IN AZERBAIJAN AND RANK SECOND OVERALL AT EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Great Britain Taekwondo Team which set-off to the European Junior Championships in Azerbaijan last week, today returned to the UK with the proud honour of being the best male junior team in Europe. Aaron Cook (Scorpion Taekwondo Club, Doncaster), Ayet Labidi (London Taekwondo Academy) and Scott Atkinson (Scorpion Taekwondo Club, Doncaster) all earned gold medals in their respective weight…

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BRITISH TAEKWONDO JUNIORS HEAD TO AZERBAIJAN

Great Britain Taekwondo has announced the fifteen-strong squad that will fly out to the Azerbaijan capital of Baku to compete in the Junior European Championships, which take place from the 26th-28th October. Sixteen year-old Aaron Cook (Scorpion Taekwondo Club, Doncaster) has been included in the squad despite only recently competing at senior level at the…

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR NATIONAL TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Top class taekwondo action is set to return to Manchester later this year with the staging of the BTCB (British Taekwondo Control Board) National Championships, which will be held from 15-16th December. Download full PDF press release

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WTF HAIL MANCHESTER AS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL

The World Taekwondo Federation have confirmed that the recent qualification (28th-30th September) event for the Beijing Olympic Games in Manchester was the first ever international taekwondo tournament to be staged without a protest being lodged by a competing nation. For the first time in the WTF’s history all matches over the three days, which featured…

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World Qualification Tournament for Beijing 2008 – Results

By ETU The 2007 WTF World Taekwondo Qualification Event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games took place in Manchester at the M.E.N. Arena from September 28th to 30th. There the first athletes fought for their ticket to Beijing to compete at the Olympic Games next year. The following athletes have been successful   Male -58kg:…