Taekwondists Begin Camping For Youth Olympics

By Segun Oniyide

Jin Beom Kim the new national taekwondo coach for Nigeria , began his first assignment as nine athletes are at present in camp in Abuja for the Youth Olympics Qualifiers, World Junior Champions holding this month in Taipei, Chinese Taipei, World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), Chungwon Choue, the 10th WTF Junior Championship and Youth Olympics Qualifiers would help the athletes to display their skills to the full.

Chukwumerijie-taekwandoIt is expected that the 10th WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships and the WTF Qualification Tournament for 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games will serve as an opportunity for the youth to display their skills to the full and  also to exchange friendship among the youth from all parts of the globe.

However, the nine athletes at the Abuja camp are all gold medallists at the maiden National Youth Games organized by the National Sports Commission (NSC) and they are expected to represent Nigeria at the two events on March 20 to 26.