The 2nd International Taekwondo Championship ends today
The 2nd international Taekwondo championship and 1st international Poomsae (Taekwondo) Championship which starts from May 20 and will end today in swimming pool sports complex at Thimphu. The three days tournament was organized by Thimphu Taekwondo Club and sanctioned by Bhutan Taekwondo Federation. The participants from neighboring India, Nepal, Arunachal Pradesh and Korea arrived on 19th May for the competition. The first day was for poomsae and the next two days is for the tournament. The prizes for the winners of the tournament will be awarded today.
Bhutan Taekwondo Federation was started in 1985 for young people to uphold correct moral values needed in their practical life. Taekwondo is the most appropriate sport that can be well incorporate in pursuit to Gross National Happiness and it teaches in-depth Buddhist values that will change the mindset of the youths and make them productive citizens.