The United States has named its taekwondo athletes for this summer's postponed Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games ©Chengdu 2021

The United States and Japan, respectively fifth and sixth in the taekwondo medals table at the last International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer World University Games in Naples four years ago, have named their team for Chengdu 2021.

Chengdu 2021, postponed due to COVID-19, is due to take place this year in China from July 28 to August 8.

Following the trials held at the University of Colorado in boulder, Colorado for the kyorugi, sparring and poomsae forms qualifiers for Chengdu 2021 Logan Weber secured her place in the women’s kyorugi by winning the women's under-57 kilograms gold.

Rutgers University student Brian Choi also secured a kyorugi spot by winning gold in the men's +87kg.

Brian Meagher, along with Ryan Real and Joseph Yoo, qualified for the Games as well by winning first place in the men's team for poomsae.

France will be represented at the Games by 22-year-old Lyve-Stone Celin, who won silver in the men’s under-74kg class in his first French Championship last year and has been unbeaten since February.

Meanwhile Japan have announced 12 names for its Chengdu 2021 team following national trials.

Murakami China and Kishida Ruka will participate in the women's under-49kg while Kato Yuzuho and Iwami Mayuki will participate in the women's under-53kg.

For the men's events, Kitade Tatsuya and Morikawa Wataru have qualified for the under-54kg category while Morikawa Hikaru and Asada Shoki will compete in the men's under-58kg.

Maeda Hidetaka and Tsuruoka Jin have qualified for the men's under-63kg, and Maeda Takahito and Izumi Ryoto will take part in the men's under-68kg.