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Taekwondo expert arrives in Cambodia to train athletes

Taekwondo expert arrives in Cambodia to train athletes

South Korean taekwondo expert Hwang Jin-Hee was greeted by National Olympic Committee of Cambodia secretary-general Vath Chamroeun at the NOCC head-quarters on Friday, marking the start of his 50 days training students and taekwondo enthusiasts around Phnom Penh.

The World Taekwondo Peace Corps representative will predominantly work in schools, but will also host practice sessions with the national team at the Booyoung Khmer Taekwondo Centre in the National Sports Complex to help them prepare for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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