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Taekwondo squad heads to Nepal event

Taekwondo squad heads to Nepal event

Five national taekwondo team members and their South Korean coach Richonam will travel to Katmandu, Nepal, on April 17 for participation in the 7th Asian Taekwondo Championships.

Cambodian Taekwondo Federation general secretary Boun Rithya told the Post that the athletes they are sending to compete include Bal Chivan (4th Dan, 64kg), Chea Chanla (3rd Dan, 85kg), Hor Vichet (1st Dan, 50kg), Neang Seiha (1st Dan 57kg) and Tri Vorlak (71kg).

“The diciplines in the tournament are individual combat, team performance and special forms performances involving one to three people.”


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