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insidethegames.biz are running a LIVE BLOG from the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships in Manchester, United Kingdom?

Our reporter Nancy Gillen will be at the Manchester Arena to bring you all the news, as-it-happens.

The Live Blog covers all of the action from the start of the competition tomorrow, including IOC President Thomas Bach’s visit on Saturday, until the Closing Ceremony on Sunday following 975 athletes from 150 countries and one refugee team competing under the World Taekwondo flag taking part.

Men and Women will each compete in 8 weight categories not only for the honour of becoming world champion but also for vital Olympic ranking points one year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


Discover outstanding competitors in the Taekwondo Athlete Spotlight and the Para-Taekwondo Athlete Spotlight.

Watch Taekwondo TV.

Look at the aims of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation and view its recent work.

View the 2019 Events Calendar.

Read the Member National Association and Continental Unions news.

Follow the latest Para-Taekwondo News.

Learn about the World Taekwondo Peace Corps mission and purpose.

Read the Taekwondo Magazines.

Our Live Blog is updated constantly so you don’t miss a thing.

Get involved on Twitter and Facebook and share individual updates or make comments on the Live Blog itself.

All on your favourite website insidethegames.biz.

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