Taekwondo Athletes Undergoing Tough Training For US Open C'ship

Taekwondo athletes undergoing tough training for US Open C'ship

ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Jan, 2017 ) : Pakistan Taekwondo athletes are undergoing an extensive training at a camp at Pakistan sports Complex Islamabad to prepare for the 2017 US Open Taekwondo Championship.

The event is scheduled to take place at Colorado Springs, USA from January 31 to February 3. "We will send a team of five to six athletes to feature in the event. We've applied for the no objection certificates.

If we manage to get visas for the event it will be great exposure for our boys and girls," President Pakistan Taekwondo Federation Col (r) Wasim Ahmed told APP.

He said the federation has set up a training camp at Pakistan Sports Complex in collaboration with Pakistan Sports board.

"Our athletes have been undergoing training for the past three months. They look in good shape and are eager to perform. "We've some really talented boys and girls in the camp. Our hopes are high and we are expecting to finish at a respectable place in the event," he added.

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