Online World Taekwondo Poomsae Open Challenge I final gets underway


SEOUL, Korea (28 April, 2021) - The final of the first Online World Taekwondo Poomsae Open Challenge will get underway today with 99 teams and 159 athletes from 26 countries battling it out across nine different categories.


The final will be streamed on pre-recorded video on the World Taekwondo YouTube channel at the 20:00 in Korean time.


Those who progressed from the semi-finals held on 18-21 April will be joined in the final by 12 teams who won medals at the Online 2020 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships last year. The USA is the most represented country in the final with 35 athletes, followed by Iran with 21, Korea and Thailand both with 13 and Spain and Mexico with 7 each.