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Wochu LSS bags the Taekwondo Championship title

Oct 26, 2010

Wochu Lower Secondary School bagged the highest number of medals in the open Taekwondo Championship under Paro Dzongkhag. The school won five gold, seven silver and eight bronze.  Drugyal Higher Secondary school stood second with seven gold, six silver and two bronze. Drugyal Lower Secondary bagged the third position with six gold, three silver and five bronze.

The tournament was categorised into junior and senior levels with body weight ranging from 22 kg to 78 kg for both boys and girls.

The organiser said the tournament was conducted mainly to promote taekwondo in the country and to keep the students physically fit. It was also aimed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Taekwondo federation in Bhutan. The tournament officials were coaches and officials from the Bhutan Taekwondo Federation.

Members from the Bhutan Taekwondo Federation also demonstrated their skills and techniques.

About 250 students from 11 schools within Paro Dzongkhag participated in the tournament.

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