Republic’s Taekwondo Championship Launched [Archives:1998/37/Sports]

September 14 1998

Started last Thursday at the indoor sports hall in Sanaa, the fourth Republic’s Taekwondo Championship for clubs and juniors. The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Hamood Obad, the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports and Mr. Hussein Al-Awadhi, the Chairman of the Yemeni Olympic Committee and various sports officials.

Mr. Mowfaq Munasser, the Chairman of the Yemeni Taekwondo Association (YTA) told Yemen Times; “Nine clubs representing nine governorates are participating in the clubs’ championship for seniors and seven junior teams are participating in the Yemeni cities juniors championship. The two championships will be held according to the International Taekwondo Association regulations. The YTA aims to activate and develop the Taekwondo sport in many Yemeni governorates.