WUHAN, China (24 Oct, 2019) – Taekwondo is enjoying a high profile at the 7th CISM World Military Games, being held between 23-26 Oct. in Wuhan, China, fielding the second largest contingent of players among all disciplines at the multi-sport event.
Taekwondo deployed 178 male athletes, 84 female athletes and 150 officials – a total of 412 persons, from 47 countries – to the World Military Games.
WT President Chungwon Choue met International Military Sports Council (CISM) President Colonel Hervé Piccirillo on the sidelines of the event in Wuhan, where Piccirillo told Choue how impressed he had been with the high taekwondo turnout.
In May this year, WT and CISM had signed a memorandum of understanding to upgrade their collaboration. Key items in the MOU include upgrading the level of taekwondo competitions and helping support training and education of taekwondo officials within the CISM.