Sweden's Chakir Chelbat has been appointed as the World Taekwondo technical delegate for when the sport makes its debut on the Paralympic Games programme at Tokyo 2020, it has been announced.
Rajae Akermach from host country Morocco ensured that locals went home happy as she secured the gold medal in the women's over-58 kilogram category at the African Para Taekwondo Championship at the Inbiaat Sports Hall in Agadir.
World Para-taekwondo champion Amy Truesdale has highlighted the importance of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games as she prepares to compete at the inaugural women's edition.
World number one Para-taekwondo player Bopha Kong is looking to build on his recent World Championship success and is aiming to win every competition he enters in 2018.
The Para-taekwondo world rankings have been updated following the conclusion of the US Open in Las Vegas, where athletes had their first opportunity to collect points towards qualification for the sport’s Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have released a list of the most successful aspects of Para-Taekwondo in 2017, with the sport's Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 on the horizon.
World Taekwondo evaluating success of one-round format in Para-taekwondo after trial at IWAS World Games
World Taekwondo are evaluating whether to use a one-round format at future Para-taekwondo events following a trial at last month's International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation World Games in Portugal.
Veracruz will host Mexico's first-ever National Championships for Para-taekwondo athletes in January and February, it has been announced.
Rwanda National team coach Allen Irene Bagrie says his focus has switched to the seventh IWAS World Games, taking place in Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal, from November 30 to December 6, following their medal-winning performances at the Para-Taekwondo World Championships in London last month.
World Taekwondo has teamed up with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to deliver an anti-doping education outreach programme aimed specifically at its Para-athletes.
The biennial World Para-Taekwondo Championships are set to become an annual event in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, meaning a further edition will be held next year.
Great Britain’s Amy Truesdale was among the winners of the kyorugi events at the 2017 World Para-Taekwondo Championships held here today as Russia topped the medal standings.
The World Para Taekwondo rankings have been updated before the World Championships, which take place in London on Thursday (October 19).
Nepal coach Kalyan Kunwar hopes the country could challenge for Parlaympic Games medals at Tokyo 2020 when taekwondo will make its debut.
Para-taekwondo athletes have spoken of their excitement three years from the sport making its Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.