International Taekwon‑Do Federation
On September the 28th, the inaugural meeting of the Organizing Committee of the 2021 ITF Taekwon‑Do Online Patterns and Self-Defense Routine World Championships was held at 4:00 p.m. in Vienna, Austria, with ITF President, Master Prof. RI Yong Son and ITF Director of Finance and Administration, Master Kim Cholgyu in attendance.
This Organizing Committee is made up of GM Adolfo Villanueva, ITF Vice President, GM Ing. Osvaldo Ríos Olivero, PTC President, Master Dr. Enrique Deacon, PTC Sec. General and Mr. Anton Archipov, ITF Data Protection Officer and Special Assistant to the ITF President.
During the meeting, details of this historical virtual event for Taekwon‑Do and Martial Arts in general were discussed.
The worldwide broadcast of this Online Championships will take place on December 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, as a Seasonal gift for all members who passionately and deliberately worked throughout the globe by transmitting optimism and indomitable spirit to the society in the difficult times that humanity is going through, haunted by the pandemic.
This ITF Online World Championships along with the ITF Taekwon‑Do Word Championships in Belarus, are a part of the ITF's tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the International Olympic Committee.
This virtual competition will in no doubt render an excellent opportunity in expectation of more than 2000 competitors in attendance from the 5 continents.
Grand Master Osvaldo Rios
President of PTC