Bashundhara Group clinch Taekwondo title
Third ‘Walton Bangladesh Cup Taekwondo competition 2016’ concluded on Saturday with closing ceremony at the National Sports Council Gymnasium. The tournament was arranged by Bangladesh International Taekwondo Association and sponsored by Walton group.
Bashundhara Taekwondo Team won the ‘Walton 3rd Bangladesh Cup Taekwondo title 2016’ in their male senior group whereas Dhaka district got runners-up status. In the female senior group, Walton Taekwondo Team emerged Champion while Dhaka district won runners-up title. Besides, in the child group, Dhaka district triumph the Championship where Narayanganj district got runners-up prominence.
FM Iqbal Bin Anwar, head of games and welfare division of Walton handed over the prizes among the winners as chief guest. Imtiaz Khan Babul, Deputy Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association was present as special guest. Walton group assistant general manager Mehrab Hossain Asif and other officials were also present on the occasion.
Solayman Shikdar, secretary general of Bangladesh International Taekwondo association presided over the ending ceremony.
Bashundhara Taekwondo Team clinched the Championship with eight Gold medals of senior (male) section.
Dhaka district got runners-up title with one Gold medal. In senior (female) section, Walton Taekwondo Team emerged Champion with three Gold medals while Dhaka district won runner up title with Two Gold medals.
A total of 172 players from ten teams participated for 25 gold and 25 silver medals. The teams were: Dhaka, Narayanganj, Shariatpur, Munshiganj, Dinajpur, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Bashundhara Taekwondo Team, Walton Taekwondo Team and Bangladesh Ansar.
The competition was held dividing into four groups. The groups are: Child (7-13 male), Child (7-13 female), Senior group male (18+), Senior group female (18+). The male group competition was completed into 9-wight categories. The categories are: U-53, U-58, U-63, U-68, U-73, U-78, U-83, U-88 and 90+.
The male group competition was finished into 5-wight categories. The categories are: U-53, U-58, U-63, U-68, and U-73.