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\"1st Peace Cup ITF Taekwon-Do Championships\" held in Afghanistan, 27th -29th May 2011
3rd Jun 2011   12:36
The “first Peace Cup ITF Taekwon-Do championships” were held at the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan gymnasium on 27 – 29 May 2011 by Afghanistan National ITF Taekwon-Do Federation for selecting the National Junior and Senior Teams.
The championships was sanctioned and sponsored by Afghanistan National Olympic Committee and was opened to all ITF NGB’s regardless of the affiliation.
14 teams from 7 provinces Kabul, Heart, Balkh, Kunduz, Baghlan, Badakhshan and Qandahar were participated in this historical and memorable championship.
The championships were held at both in Pattern and Sparring. In Pattern all practitioners performed an optional and designated and sparring were two rounds.
The All Afghanistan National Taekwon-Do Association (AANTA) members performed a great Pattern and Sparring matches which was very appreciated and enjoyable for all competitors, coaches, referees, umpires and audiences.
Also a technical seminar for all umpires, referees, coaches and competitors was conducted by Mr. Mohammad Maruf Sharifzada, 4th Dan ITF International Instructor and Chairman Umpire Committee (AANTA).

Individual Sparring categories:

Male Junior’s: -45, -51, -57, -63, -69, -75, +75kg
Male Senior’s: -52, -57, -64, -71, -78, -85, +85kg

We also had team competitions.

Result of the first National ITF Taekwon-Do Peace Cup Championship

1: All Afghanistan National Taekwon-do Association ITF (Under Presidency of Mr. HED MOHAMMAD SHIRZAI) with 20 GOLD Medals, Winner of overall cup and got the First Position.

2: Afghan Taekwon-Do Association (Under Presidency of Mr. NAJMUDDIN SAFI)
With 8 GOLD Medals, Second Position.

3: Afghan Youth Taekwon-Do Association (Under Presidency of Mr. GULLA JAN WAFA) with 5 GOLD Medals, Third Position.
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