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Celebrating Universality of Taekwondo on International Day of Sport for Peace and Development

AARHUS, Denmark (April 6, 2017) – The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) on the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development (IDSDP) invited delegates at the SportAccord Convention 2017 to practice their taekwondo skills and show that people of all ages and genders can enjoy the benefits of taekwondo. Delegates […]

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Rahele Asemani

‘Impossible is Possible,’ says Ex-Refugee Olympian

Every Olympic athlete’s road is long and hard – but Raheleh Asemani’s was longer and harder than most. In fact, for a time, it looked as if her Rio dreams would be shattered on the rocks of nationality. The Iranian-born Asemani fled her native land for Belgium in 2012. The refugee arrived in Belgium on […]

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THF, City of Paris & FFTDA sign agreement

THF and the City of Paris signed Common Agreement

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), the City of Paris and the French Taekwondo Federation (FFTDA) signed a Common Agreement on the 29th of January on the occasion of the 25th World Men’s Handball Championships in Paris, France. The agreement was signed by Dr. Chungwon Choue, President of WTF and THF, Mrs. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of […]

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Hadi Hassanzada competing under THF flag

Introducing refugee para athlete Hadi Hassanzada

Hadi Hassanzada is the first refugee para taekwondo athlete to compete at an international competition under the flag of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation. With refugee athletes now able to participate in the Paralympics, and Para Taekwondo being on the program for this world class event’s next edition in Tokyo in 2020, the THF is set […]

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