2017 Kimunyong Cup International Open Taekwondo Championships is held as tribute to Dr. Kim Un-Yong, the Founding President of Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation who made Taekwondo an Olympic sport, and to make Taekwondo a popular martial art olympic sport in the world.
Details of the championships are as follows.
1. Date : Oct 28 ~ Nov 1, 2017(5 days)
2. Venue : Hanyang University Olympic Stadium, Kukkiwon(Seoul, Korea)
3. Promoter : Kimunyong Sport Committee, Kukkiwon
4. Organizer : Kimunyong Cup International Open Taekwondo Championships Organizing Committee
5. Approval : WTF Sanctioned Event(G1)
6. Event : Kyorugi, Poomsae, Gyeongyeon
7. Participant : 3000 (Including foreign athletes)
8. Sponsor : Ministry of Culture•Sports and Tourism, Korean Sport & Olympic Committee, Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, World Taekwondo Federation,
Korea Taekwondo Association, Asian Taekwondo Union, Taekwondo Promotion Foundation, Women's news Inc.