Tehran (IP): The head of the Iranian Taekwondo Federation said that the important factor in choosing the Iranian Taekwondo Federation as the top federation in the world has been the planning and success of this martial art in Asia and world competitions.

Iran PressIran news: In an exclusive interview with Iran Press News Agency, Mohammad Pooladgar clarified the importance of choosing the Iranian Taekwondo Federation as the world's top federation by the World Taekwondo Federation on World Taekwondo Day and said that Iran's Taekwondo has improved a lot in the last 40 years.

Pooladgar stressed that the expectations of the Iranian from the martial art of Taekwondo have risen, adding that although countries such as Russia have invested a lot in winning international taekwondo medals in the last 10 years, Iran is technically in a good position.

Referring to the activities of the Taekwondo community in the days of Coronavirus, the head of the Iranian Taekwondo Federation also noting that the main goal of the Iranian Taekwondo Federation is to keep the national team ready, which has therefore held virtual competitions.

Pooladgar announced the beginning of training camps for the Iranian men's national taekwondo team from today (Saturday) and added that the will participate in the Tokyo Olympics with two quotas.

He also said that Iran is the first country to define the field of Taekwondo scientifically in both associate and bachelor degrees and have so far more than 1,400 people have been graduated, which has been recognized by the World Taekwondo Federation.

Referring to the World Taekwondo Day Conference (on Sep. 4), Pooladgar emphasized that on the 4th International Taekwondo Scientific and Technical Conference will be held internationally on Friday and more than 110 articles were received from elite and Taekwondo thinkers which is unique in the world.


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