Para Taekwondo

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Para Taekwondo is an adaptation of the sport of Taekwondo for athletes with an impairment.wikipedia
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Para Taekwondo is an adaptation of the sport of Taekwondo for athletes with an impairment.

Hyeong

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Since 2013, poomsae (martial art forms) discipline is also being developed for Para athletes.

2020 Summer Paralympics

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On January 31, 2017 Para Taekwondo was confirmed as a sport for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games program at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly the same year the WT became a full member of the IPC.

International Paralympic Committee

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On January 31, 2017 Para Taekwondo was confirmed as a sport for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games program at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly the same year the WT became a full member of the IPC.

Baku

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The first Para Taekwondo Championships were held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2009.

Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association

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The working group met to discuss Para Taekwondo in 2013 during the WT World Para Taekwondo Championship, the Para Taekwondo Committee invited guests from Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) and International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (INAS).

International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability

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The working group met to discuss Para Taekwondo in 2013 during the WT World Para Taekwondo Championship, the Para Taekwondo Committee invited guests from Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) and International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (INAS).

2015 CPISRA World Games

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Para Taekwondo Poomsae was also added as a demonstration sport during the 2015 INAS Global Games and the 2015 CPISRA World Games.

Abu Dhabi

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The IPC held a Governing Board meeting in Abu Dhabi, in January 2015.

Round-robin tournament

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Para Taekwondo Kyorugi competition shall be conducted in single elimination tournament system, round robin system or single elimination tournament system with repechage.

Prefix

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Sport classes in Para Kyorugi and Para Poomsae respectively have a “K” and “P” prefix.

European Taekwondo Union

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There are five Continental Federations- European Taekwondo Union (ETU), African Taekwondo Union (AFTU), Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU), Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU), Pan-American Taekwondo Union (PATU).

Asian Taekwondo Union

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There are five Continental Federations- European Taekwondo Union (ETU), African Taekwondo Union (AFTU), Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU), Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU), Pan-American Taekwondo Union (PATU).

World Taekwondo

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There are five Continental Federations- European Taekwondo Union (ETU), African Taekwondo Union (AFTU), Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU), Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU), Pan-American Taekwondo Union (PATU). The World Taekwondo (WT) is the sport’s governing body for Para Taekwondo.

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Taekwondo at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

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Taekwondo at the 2020 Summer Paralympics will be held at the Makuhari Messe; the same location where goalball, volleyball and wheelchair fencing will take place.

Parataekwondo at the Summer Paralympics

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Para-taekwondo will debut at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.