Taekwondo championships get G2 recognition
The third version of the Mount Everest Worldwide Open Taekwondo Championships scheduled from September 22 to 25 in Pokhara has been formally recognised as G2 by World Taekwondo, the worldwide governing physique of the sport.
Nepal Taekwondo Affiliation (NTA) President Prakash Rana claimed at a press convention on Tuesday that it was the primary occasion in a South Asian nation recognised as G2, the occasion authorised to judge worldwide rankings of the gamers.
The occasion to be organised collectively by NTA and Gandaki Province Taekwondo Affiliation (GPTA) is co-sponsored by Worldwide Nepalese Taekwondo Affiliation of USA.
Jagan Bahadur Gurung, the president of GPTA, stated they have been anticipating greater than 1100 gamers within the occasion and 811 gamers have already registered for participation.
“The registration is open for G2 rankings from all throughout the globe on a person foundation. Nepali gamers additionally have to register individually to compete within the G2 rankings,” stated Gurung.
Within the senior rating class, the male’s gyeorugi (combat) would vie in eight weight classes—the U-54kg, U-58kg, U-63kg, U-68kg, U-74kg, U-80kg, U-87 kg, and above 87kg. The ladies’s participant would compete within the U-46kg, U-49kg, U-53kg, U-57kg, U-62kg, U-67kg, U-73kg and above 72kg weight division.
The junior males’s gyeorugi can have U-45kg, U-48kg, U-51kg, U-55kg, U-59kg, U-63kg, U-68kg and under 73kg weight divisions. The junior ladies’s occasion can have U-42kg, U-44kg, U-46kg, U-49kg, U-52kg, U-55kg, U-59kg and U-63kg weight divisions.
Other than seven South Asian nations, the occasion will see participation of gamers from the USA, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong, amongst others.
The third version of the occasion is being held after eight years following the primary two editions in 2012 and 2014. The organisers have anticipated bills of Rs25 million to conduct the occasion.