Taekwondo tournament attracts 400 martial artists

Update: June, 11/2016 - 05:00
Sparring: Taekwondo martial artists compete in the men’s 18-20 age group at the Hà Nội Open Taekwondo Championship. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — More than 400 martial artists from 20 teams are taking part in the Hà Nội Open Taekwondo Championship at Trịnh Hoài Đức Gymnasium in Hà Nội.

They are competing for 180 sets of medals in performance and combat events in three age groups: 12-14, 15-17 and 18-20.

The event marks the first time Vietnamese martial artists are using electronic safety helmets.

The Hà Nội Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organised the tournament. — VNS