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Prof. Chang Ung
Dear all ITF family members,

Greeting New Year 2014, I would like to wish all of you, in the name of myself as President of International Taekwon-Do Federation, a Happy New Year hoping only joy and happiness dwell in your family life and every success materializes in all your expectations as tomorrow is today’s dream.
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“8th IRAN ITF TKD National Championship” took place in Tehran, Iran, on 21st Feb. 2014
27th Feb 2014   11:50
IRAN ITF TKD, 8th Years, 80 Leagues Upward
8th years have passed,from 2006 when ITF TKD officially started to grow up in IRAN, thanks to the extraordinary Material & and Spiritual endeavors of the Mr. Javid Shahverdi, President and Mr. Hossein Farid Sabbagh, Vice President and Secretary General and co-founders of IRAN ITF TKD Association, now IRAN has a steady and persistent ITF TKD organization and ITF will never get pale in IRAN.
8th IRAN ITF TKD National Championship took place in Tehran (Capital of Iran), in Friday 21st February 2014, Started at 9:30 am. Competition held for TUL (Patterns) and Matsogi (Sparring) system.
The agents of 22 Provinces, and Teams from 16 Provinces and totally 266 competitors participated in the Championships.
The championships were officially supported by I.R. IRAN Ministry of Youth and Sport, and more than 22 dignitaries and authorities from Parliament, Sport Ministry, and other high-ranking organizations presented in the Hall, and all of them expressed their highest appreciations of the Iran ITF founders and members efforts.
Senior Master Son Song gun, the Resident head Instructor in IRAN, presented in the hall and said: “Thanks to the perseverance of Iran ITF President and Vice president and other members now I am glad to say ITF is growing up in IRAN”
Javid Shahverdi & Hossein Farid Sabbagh(founders of IRAN ITF TKD) expressed their gratitude of all IRAN ITF members who are trying their best, in spite of the variable difficulties and expressed their special thanks to the fatherly supports of the Noble President of International Taekwon-Do, Prof. Chang Ung, Ph.D., in separate messages.
Total winners of the Championships are as follow:
1- Team Name: Spahsalar e Hosseini Club, Instructor: Mr. Hossein Sodjeh
2- Team Name: Pardis City Club, Instructor: Mr. Kamyab Sadeghi
3- Team Name: VOUMA Club, Instructor: Mr. Mahdi Ebrahimi
Hossein Farid Sabbagh,
Vice President & Secretary General
IRAN ITF Association
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