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2005 World Taekwondo Championships

25 Jan 2005

Subject: 2005 World Taekwondo Championships - New Zealand Selection Tournament

New Zealand's top black belt Olympic style fighters will be taking part in the New Zealand selection tournament for the 2005 World Taekwondo Federation's World Championships in Papakura on Saturday 29th January.

At stake will be a spot in the team for The World Championships in Madrid, Spain from the 13th to the 17th April.

The competitors represent a number of WTF style organisations around New Zealand, and a combined team will be selected by officials from the New Zealand WTF Unification Steering Committee which is currently managing the sport under the auspices of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

Preliminary bouts for the tournament will be getting nuder way at 11am in the eight weight categories in the male and female divisions under WTF international competition rules,

The finals will be starting at 2pm.

The tournament is being held at Lee's Sports Centre, 36 O'Shanessey Street in Papakura on Saturday 29th January. It is open to the public.

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