WTF Recearch Team with a Chairman of Para-taekwondo Committee, CPISRA President Mr. Koos Engelbrecht were invited by the European Para-taekwondo Union and Russian Paralympic Committee for a meeting to discuss important questions concerning developing of para-taekwondo.
On behalf of EPTU President, Mrs Vladislava Latysheva, EPTU Executive Director of International Affairs made a report about the developing of para-taekwondo in Europe and World since 2009 and showed a full analisys of participants in para-taekwondo events.
EPTU Vice-President Mr. Evgeny Kluychnikov announced the suggestions for promotion and popularization of para-taekwondo movement in Europe and the whole World.
There were also disccused an inclusion of para-taekwondo in multisport events, holding of the 3rd European Para-taekwondo Championship, 5th and 6th WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships and WTFs bid for the 2020 Paralympic program.
At the end of the meeting EPTU Presented to all the present members of the meeting a film about para-taekwondo "Men of Spirit".
Read in Russian: http://www.paralymp.ru/news/news.php?id=2192
Representatives of Russian Paralympic Committee:
1. Pavel Rozkov, First Vice-President of Russian Paralympic Committee
2. Lev Seleznev, Vice-President of Russian Paralympic Committee, the President of the Russian Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairments
3. Andrey Strokin, Vice-President of Russian Paralympic Committee
4. Pronina Ekaterina, RPC Head of International Department
5. Baramidze Avtandil, President and Head Coach of the Russian National Football Team for Persons with Physical Impairments
Representatives of World Taekwondo Federation:
1. Jacobus Adriaan Engelbrecht, CPISRA President, WTF Para-taekwondo Committee Chairman
2. Terrie Moore, UCI Classification Educator
3. Anatoly Terekhov, WTF Council member, Representative of WTF President
4. Olof Hansson, WTF Assistant Manager
5. Gabriel Fife, WTF Para-Taekwondo Committee member
6. David O’Sullivan, WTF Para-Taekwondo Committee member
7. Juliana Zhevaikina, Head of International Department of Russian Taekwondo Union
Representatives of EPTU and ETU:
1. Kluychnikov Evgeny, EPTU Vice-President, Representative of ETU President
2. Vladislava Latysheva, EPTU Executive Director of International Affairs, Assistant to ETU President