More than 1,5 thousand athletes of different ages, from 40 regions of Russia gathered on the grounds of the Palace of Sports “Sodruzhestvo” in Moscow. The Championship was held from April 28 to May 1 and became a real sporting event for the participants and spectators. The inauguration ceremony began with a colorful concert program: the performance of an opera singer and a unique action show “jump evolution”, which was attended by star guests, actors of the theater and cinema. Also the participants and guests of the championship were addressed with a welcoming speech by the Chairman of the Presidium of the Union of Public Figures of the Republic of Tatarstan, Alexander Darenkov, the President of the Russian Association of Taekwondo (GTF) Damir Khalilov, the Deputy Director of the Department for Sports Development of the Ministry of Sport of Russia Anton Antonov, the head of the Federation of Global Taekwondo Development in Moscow Olga Volkova and others. The closing ceremony of the event was no less colorful and memorable, as well as the festival of colored belts, within the championship of Russia.
A real hard struggle turned out during the championship. The guys had been preparing for the whole year for this event, and everyone proved to be worthy of becoming the best at home. The competition was serious, everyone – was a champion there. But as in any competition, the winner remains alone, so these are the results of the Taekwondo championship of Russia GTF.
The 1st place in the team rating was won by the team of Moscow; 2nd place – taekwondo practitioners of Krasnodar Krai; bronze was taken by the team of Krasnoyarsk Krai.
The founder of the Championship of Russia is the Russian Taekwondo Association OSAT RAT (GTF), the organizer of the preparation for the Championship has been the company INSTYLE TOUR, which has a long history of experience of cooperation and friendly relations with the Association of Taekwondo OSATO RAT (GTF). The general strategic partner has been FWW (Fashion week world). The information partner of the event: glossy magazine “PRIDE”.