1973 World Taekwondo Championships held


Meaningful Days of Korean History

1973 World Taekwondo Championships held +

Hosting date
On May 25, 1973, 200 male athletes and executives from 19 countries participated in the first World Taekwondo Championships.

On May 28, 1973, 35 representatives from 19 countries gathered to form the World Taekwondo Federation.

Until the 7th competition in 1985, only men's competitions were held, and the 1st World Women's Taekwondo Championships were held together with women's athletes participating in the 8th competition in 1987.
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