BREAKING: 2016 Africa Taekwondo Championships, Nigeria wins 5 medals

Africa Taekwondo Championship

After failing to book a place at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Nigeria Taekwondo team at just concluded Africa Taekwondo Championship  in Egypt won 1 Gold and 4 bronze.

The Nigeria Taekwondo federation competed in the Africa senior Championships and Africa para championship, where the Para-Taekwondo athletes were the revelation of the tournament.

President Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, GM George Ashiru who disclosed this to naijacombatcorner said despite their non qualification to the Olympics, they will still attend championship stressing that the Olympics should not hinder other invitational tourney.

https://naijacombatcorner.wordpress.com/2016/04/22/nigeria-taekwondo-shifts-focus-to-africa-championship/

It is worthy to note that the Para-Taekwondo athletes were bankrolled by the federation as they eye the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Details of athletes who won  medals will be brought to you shortly…………………..

 

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