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Para Taekwondo National Team continue intensive training Camp ahead of World Para Championship

Rwanda National Para Taekwondo Team started residential training camp on Tuesday last week ahead of the 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championship scheduled on 18 October in London – Englad. After a 4 weeks of non-residential training, The squad of 6 athletes convened on Monday Morning at Splendid Hotel in Muhanga and started intensive training on Tuesday last week at College Ste Marie Reine ...

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Rwanda dominate 2017 Korean Ambassador’s Cup against 7 Regional Countries

Rwandan Taekwondo Family continued to show their mastery of the sport against their regional rivals by dominating the 2017 Taekwondo Ambassador’s Cup that concluded at Amahoro Indoor Stadium on Sunday 24th September 2017. The two-day event that started on Saturday 23rd September 2017, attracted eight regional countries namely; Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, DR Congo, Somalia, Uganda, South Sudan and hosts Rwanda. Rwanda finished top ...

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#Ambassadorscuptkd: Abagera kuri 120 baturutse mu bihugu 7 nibo bazitabira.

Kuva tariki ya 23 kugeza 24 Nzeli 2017, Korean Ambassador’s Cup igiye kuba ku nshuro yayo ya 15 biteganyijwe ko izitabirwa n’abakinnyi bagera kuri 120 baturutse mu bihugu 7 harimo n’u Rwanda rutegura iyi mikino ku bufatanye n’Ambasade ya Korea y’amajyepfo mu Rwanda. Ni irushanwa ryatangiye mu mwaka wa 2013 rikaba ari ngaruka mwaka kuko magingo aya rigiye kuba ku ...

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Ndacyayisenga Aline ni muntu ki? – Full Interview with Ruhagoyacu.com

Izina Ndacyayisenga Aline ntiribyibushye kuko umukino wa Taekwondo utamamaye cyane, ariko ibikorwa bye bimaze kuba inganzamarumbo, aho yahigitse Abanyarwandakazi bagenzi be, yegukana umwanya wa mbere mu bihugu bigize Akarere ka Afurika y’Iburasirazuba (EAC) ndetse yogoga amahanga, akura umudali muri shampiyona Nyafurika (African Championship). Kuva mu mpera za 2016 kugeza ubu ni we nomero ya mbere mu bari n’abategarugori bakina Taekwondo ...

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Officially 5th Edition of Korean Ambassador’s Cup scheduled in September

The Fifth edition of the Korean Ambassador’s Cup has officially scheduled on 23rd – 24th of september 2017. The competition, to take place at Petit Stade in Remera. This year’s edition is expected to attract total of 95 players from from six countries including; Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo,  and hosts Rwanda. Click here for the Official Invitation and Event Schedule ...

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Niringiyimana voted IPC’s Allianz Best Athlete for April

Rwanda’s Para Taekwondo player Jean Claude Niringiyimana was on Tuesday announced by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April. This is the first time ever for a Rwandan athlete to reach that level in Para-Taekwondo. It follows the 24-year-old’s stunning performance at last month’s second edition of Africa-Para Taekwondo Open that was hosted in ...

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How Niringiyimana became Rwanda’s top Para Taekwondo athlete

n 2005, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) formed the Para-Taekwondo Committee in an effort to develop and promote taekwondo among athletes with physical disabilities. Initially, Para-Taekwondo focused on developing ‘kyorugi’ (sparring) for limb deficiency and arm amputee athletes and the first WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships was held in 2009 in Baku, Azerbaijan during the World Taekwondo Team Championships. On January ...

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Niringiyimana from Rwanda, has been nominated by the International Paralympic Committee to become IPC’s Allianz Athlete of the Month

There are four nominated Paralympic athletes from other sports, however, JeanClaude NIRINGIYIMANA from Rwanda, is one of the favorites. Niringiyimana won Silver Medal in  the Para-Taekwondo African Open in the -66kg category, K44 division. The vote is open to the public login in at paralympic.org Once logged in you will find at the right side of the screen a column showing the nominated athletes. Then you just have ...

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National team hailed after African Para-Taekwondo Open triumphant debut

Rwanda Taekwondo Federation Secretary General Placide Bagabo has heaped praise on the national Para-Taekwondo team following their outstanding debut performance at the just-concluded second edition of African Para-Taekwondo open. Rwanda hosted the continental showpiece that is only meant for martial artists with physical disabilities and impairments at Amahoro indoor stadium from March 31 to April 2 claiming a total of ...

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Extreme weather cost Kenya African Para-Taekwondo title – coach

The national Para-Taekwondo Head Coach Kolele Kahindi has blamed the extreme cold in Kigali for his team’s struggles at the Rwandan capital during the recently concluded second Africa Paralympics Taekwondo Championships. The Kenyan contingent that comprised of six taekwondokas narrowly missed out on a chance to win gold after their outstanding player Emmanuel Mweni Karisa got injured in the semifinal ...

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