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Taekwondo tournament finds national champs

Taekwondo tournament finds national champs

The 2013 National Taekwondo Championships concluded its week of high-kicking action on Wednesday at the Booyoung Cambodian Taekwondo Centre inside the National Sports Complex.

The competition was split into the two rule codes of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF).

The WTF division – which featured 270 males and 85 females from 29 clubs and associations competing – saw Hosana Club collect the lion’s share of medals with four of each of golds, silvers and bronzes.

PSE grabbed two golds, two silvers and six bronzes while Western International School of Siem Reap went home with two golds, two silvers and two bronzes.

The ITF division – hosting 142 male and 15 female participants from eight clubs and associations – was headlined by Phnom Penh Youth Club, who garnered eight golds, four silvers and seven bronzes.

RCAF Club of Banteay Meanchey walked away with six golds, two silvers and four bronzes, while Liberty Club took four golds, four silvers and a bronze.

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