Chairman of the Executive Committee, 1st Vice-President Pavel Rozhkov participated in press-conference prior the 5th WTF Para-Taekwondo World Championships that will take place in Moscow.
Media were informed about development of Para-taekwondo in Russia, organization of World Championships, roster of Russian National team, and about the process of inclusion the sport of para-taekwondo to program of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
“Para-taekwondo is very intersecting sport for us – emphasized Pavel Rozhkov. Our team took second place at London Paralympics. We have good prospects in para-taekwondo, Russian Taekwondo Union develops the sport, and we have qualified coaches, good facilities in the regions. From the medal point of view para-taekwondo can make a contribution to the success of Russian athletes”
President of Russian Taekwondo Union, Anatoly Terekhov, WTF Secretary General Jean-Marie Ayer, chairman of the WTF Para-taekwondo Committee, CPISRA President Koos Engelbreht also took part at the press-conference.