Diario Extra – Taekwondo Sili to Canada

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Pomsii classes and fighting

Alejandro Roman, Juan Carlos Calderon, Carlos Jimenez, Fabian Carrillo, Catherine Alvarado, Mercedes Chavez, Valeria Nunez, Fiorella Lobo, Tyra Birklund, Nishi Lindo and Alejandro Flores. (Photo: Ullman

The national taekwondo team will compete this weekend in the Canadian Open, an event that will be held in Vancouver. The Costa Ricans will make their debut on Friday, February 8 in the Poomsae category while on the 9th and 10th they will participate in the Fighting category.

The athletes who traveled this Tuesday are: Alejandro Roman, Juan Carlos Calderon, Carlos Jiménez, Fabian Carrillo, Valeria Nunez and Fiorella Lobo in poomsae, under the technical direction of Mercedes Chavez, and in combat, Tyra Borklund Guillén, Nishi Lindo and Alejandro Flores. Led by Catherine Alvarado.

There is no point in having teams if they do not compete at the international level. The idea is to maintain the level of our athletes against the best in the world. We are going to the Canadian Open with nine taekwondo players. “We hope that 2024 will be as successful as 2023,” said Wilmar Alvarado, president of the Costa Rica Taekwondo Federation.

On the other hand, the entity is already ready to launch with the first date of the national championship scheduled for February 24 and 25 at the Sports Palace in Heredia, where 1,200 taekwondo players from all over the world are expected to participate. Country.

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