Women’s Taekwondo

KATHMANDU: Women Empowerment Committee under Nepal Taekwondo Association is organising the first Women’s International Taekwondo Tournament here at the National Sports Council covered hall from Wednesday.

A total of 169 players from Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan will take part in the two-day tournament that features 40kg, 42kg and 44kg weight categories in junior section and 46kg, 49kg, 53kg, 57kg, 62kg and 67kg weight categories in senior section.

The tournament also has U-15, U-19, above-19 and team events in poomsae category.