First Ever WTF President’s Cup: Oceania Region Concludes in Canberra



(July 18, 2016) - The first ever WTF President’s Cup - Oceania Region concluded in Canberra  on July 17 after two days of intense competition which saw around 300 male and female athletes, from cadets through to seniors in both Kyorugi and Poomsae battle it out for gold.


The competition took place in AIS Arena and involved a total of eight countries from around the region. The Kyorugi competition took place on the opening day with 12 weight categories in cadet, 9 weight categories in junior and 8 weight categories in senior reflecting that taekwondo can be practiced by people of any age. On the day, it was the hosts Australia who took home the most medals in front of a passionate home crowd followed by Korea in second.


The full list of kyorugi results can be found here


The Poomsae competition took place the following day on July 17 and was divided by age and gender. There were eight age divisions for individual competition, four age divisions for pair competition, and four age divisions for team competition.


The full list of results from the Poomsae competition can be found here