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Taekwondo Champs get under way at stadium

The 2012 Cambodian National Taekwondo Championships kicked off yesterday morning at the indoor hall of the Olympic Stadium.

The annual competition slated to run until Sunday is split into two divisions, which follows the rules set by the two world governing bodies – the World Taekwondo Federation and the International Taekwondo Federation.

Participating under ITF rules are 352 athletes from 14 clubs, while 387 athletes from 23 clubs are using WTF rules.

Several weight categories for men and women will find champions in both forms performance (hyeong) and combative (poomsae) events.

Translated by Ung Chamroeun

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