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Memorial service for former President of ITF Choe Hong Hui held

Date: 16/06/2024 | Source: Voice of Korea (EN) | Read original version at source

A memorial service for Cho Hong Hui, former President of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, was held at the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery in Sinmi-ri of Pyongyang on the 15th on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of his death.

Present there were members of the Executive Committees of the International Taekwon-Do Federation and the International Martial Art Games Committee, representatives of the National Association, Taekwon-doists and those concerned with the martial arts from different countries and bereaved families.

Also on hand were the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee, officials concerned, Taekwon-Do instructors and players.

Wreaths and bouquets were laid before the tomb of Choe Hong Hui in the name of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, the Interantional Martial Art Games Committee, the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee, the Committee for Overseas Koreans and the Overseas Koreans' Affairs Administration.

The participants paid a silent tribute to the memory of Choe Hong Hui.

A memorial address was made by President of the International Taekwon-Do Federation Ri Yong Son, Chairman of the International Martial Art Games Committee.

That day, the participants looked round the Holy Taekwon-Do Hall and watched a demonstration of instructors and players of the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee at the Taekwon-Do Hall.

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