On August 18, 2016 a Para Taekwondo demonstration match was held in the Carioca Arena 3 prior to the final session of the Olympic Taekwondo competitions.
The demonstration match was held in the K44 Male under 75 kg division between World Ranked No 1. Mehdi Pour Rahnama of Iran and World Ranked No. 2 ranked Vitalii Nazarenko of Russia. The demonstration match has served as great promotion of Para Taekwondo at the highest stage!