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Kids kick it at taekwondo contest hosted by federation

Kids kick it at taekwondo contest hosted by federation

The Cambodian Taekwondo Federation held the second of its monthly Junior Championships, entitled The Hope for Taekwondo in 2014, on Saturday at the Booyoung Khmer Taekwondo Hall in the National Sports Complex.

The event was participated in by 90 boys and 23 girls from 13 clubs, organisations and associations bracketed into age classes of U12, U14 and U17.

The federation plans three more such competitions, with 61 boys and girls selected so far to compete in the Best of the Best contest in late May.

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