SEOUL, Korea (May 12, 2023) - Hong Kong today signed the Host City Contract for the 2024 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships at a special signing ceremony at the World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue and Hong Kong Taekwondo Association President Louis Ching signed the contract for the Championships, which will be the first ever Poomsae Championships held in Hong Kong, China.
Hong Kong was unanimously selected to host the Championships at the last World Taekwondo Council meeting in Bangkok on February 1st.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue said:
“It is our great pleasure to sign this Host City Contract with Hong Kong and formalise our partnership to host the 2024 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships. We are delighted to take the Championships to Hong Kong for the first time and to continue to grow the popularity of Poomsae around the world. We know that under President Ching’s leadership Hong Kong will host an unforgettable event.”
The World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships was first held in 2006 and has been staged 12 times since then. Last year’s event in Goyang, Korea saw 784 athletes from 62 countries take part.