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New Executive Committee takes office

Newly elected Rwanda Taekwondo Federation president Placide Bagabo has pledged that his administration will work hard to take the sport to another level in the next four years. Bagabo made the comments during the official handover ceremony held at Champion Hotel, and was witnessed by the taekwondo fraternity as well as other partners that included officials from the Ministry of ...

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NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF RWANDA TAEKWONDO FEDERATION ELECTED.

The general assembly of RTF (Rwanda Taekwondo Federation) members was held on 23 rd December, 2017; at MINISPOC meeting hall located at Amahoro National stadium. The meeting was ended by elections of a new executive committee, which will replace the old one that took over from 2013, and the second of RTF since its establishment in 2010. The elected committee ...

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Dream Fighters yegukanye National Championship 2017, Dream Club iba iya Kabiri

Ab’inkwakuzi begukanye imidali n’ibikombe muri shampiyona y’igihugu ya Taekwondo yaranzwe n’ibishya ugereranyije n’izayibanjirije, Dream Fighters ihigika Dream Club Taekwondo yari imaze igihe ihigika izindi. Kuri uyu wa gatatu tariki ya 13 Ukuboza ni bwo hasojwe shampiyona y’igihugu mu mukino wa Taekwondo, yari imaze iminsi itatu ikinirwa i Kigali. Ni shampiyona yirihariye ugereranyije n’izayibanjirije nk’uko byasobanuwe na Bagabo Placide, Umunyamabanga mukuru w’Ishyirahamwe ...

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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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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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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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Hosts Rwanda dominates 2017 Africa Para Taekwondo Open

Sunday Team ranking 1. Rwanda (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze) 2. Spain (2 gold, 1 silver) 3. Uzbekistan (2 gold, 2 bronze) Hosts and debutants Rwanda mastered their event as they dominated the second edition of Africa-Para Taekwondo Open that climaxed on Sunday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The three-day event started on Friday. This year’s edition attracted a ...

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Rwanda Taekwondo federation takes sport to Kiziba refugee camp

As part of their drive to take the sport in refugee camps, the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) this week made the first such initiative in Kiziba camp, located in Karongi district, Western Province. The initiative is part of wider agenda between Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and RTF to introduce and promote the sport among the vulnerable ...

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600 players for 2017 Gorilla and Africa Para-Taekwondo Open

Over 600 players from about 30 countries across the world are expected to grace the fourth edition of Gorilla International Open and the second edition of Africa Para-Taekwondo Open that will be hosted in Kigali in March and April, officials have said The two international competitions will be held simultaneously from March 31 until April 2 at Amahoro indoor stadium, ...

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National Championship: Imikino yasojwe Dream Taekwondo Club na Dream Fighters zegukanye ibikombe nyamukuru

Imikino ya Championat Nationale (Rwanda National Taekwondo Championship 2016) yabaye  ku nshuro yayo ya 5, yatangiye kuwa kabiri tariki 06 Ukuboza 2016 muri Salle ya NPC I Remera, igasozwa tariki ya 10 Ukuboza 2016, yasojwe Dream Taekwondo Club yo mu Gatenga na Dream Fighters Club zegukanye ibikombe nyamukuru. Kuri iyi nshuro kandi habayemo n’imikino y’abafite ubumuga ku nshuro ya mbere ...

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