Pakistan to participate in the Asian Taekwondo Championship 2022
Abdul Jabbar Faisal
ISLAMABAD:-Pakistan Taekwondo Team will take part in the forth-coming 7th Asian Poomsae, 25th Asian Kyorugi, and the Chuncheon Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships, as the events are scheduled to be held in South Korea from June 22 to July 2, 2022.
According to an official of Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF), Pakistan contingent will depart for Korea on June 20. A strong Pakistan Taekwondo team will feature in different categories of the championships. The team officials will attend the Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU) Council Meeting and the ATU General Assembly will be held on June 22.
The Asian Poomsae Event will begin at Chuncheon City, Gangwon Province on June 23 while the 25th Asian Taekwondo Kyorugi Championship will be held from 24th till 27th June at Chuncheon City, Gangwon Province, Korea. Besides, the 2022 Chuncheon Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships will commence on June 29 and will continue till July 2 at the grand Hoban Gym.
On the other hand, the Poomsae Kukkiwon Coach Master SEONGOH CHOI (KOREA) and three other Poomsae players namely Mohammad Waseem Jawed, Shahbaz Ahmed, and Flower Zaheer will continue to attend the training camp in Korea for 15 days. They will back home on July 17. Syed Sadaqat Hussain is the team manager while Faisal Nadeem Butt is the trainer. Yousuf Karami of Iran is the head coach for Kyorugi Players.
Omar Saeed said:
“The team is upbeat and well-prepared for the event and will fare well in these international-level events. Players were given hard training and also international exposure ahead of these prestigious Championships in Korea”.
PTF President Raja Wasim Ahmed said:
“Federation had arranged a 10-day training camp for these players in Iran in June which was aimed to prepare the players for the upcoming Asian championship in Korea,"
Names of players and officials:
Raja Wasim Ahmed (President PTF), Omar Saeed (CEO of Pakistan Taekwondo Federation), Mazhar Abbas, Hamzah Omar Saeed, Mohammad Iqbal, Haroon Khan, Shahzaib Khan (male players), Fateemaah Tuz, Zahraa Khawar Zoya Sabir (female players), Mohammad Wasim Jawed, Shahzaib Ahmed, Flower Zaheer (Poomsae Team).