Elite Taekwondo Club wins over 200 medals | Sunday Observer

Elite Taekwondo Club wins over 200 medals

18 September, 2022

Elite Taekwondo Club is a premier Martial Arts club in the Western Province started 17 years ago at the Raddoluwa. Club and gained a reputation by producing Champions and winning local and international tournaments.

Despite the pandemic situation and the current crisis Elite Taekwondo Club continued to grow in 2020 to2022. In 2022, 2021 and 2022 the club won international and local medals totally 219 by participating in both online and offline tournaments.

Its founder and the present president, Chief Instructor WADM Asitha Wickramatunga played a vital role for the Club to achieve these during the past two years. Wickramatunga is one of the highly qualified Taekwondo exponents.

He is a 5th Dan black belt (Korea) national referee, member of the Athlete Committee Asia Taekwondo Union and Technical Committee Member of SLTF) and supported by Senior Instructor WAD Asanga Chameera.

Elite Taekwondo is a sport spreading across the Western Province guiding children and community with five branches in Colombo and Gampaha districts.

The medals won at these international and local tournaments are as follows:

*International Championships: Global Vision Cup International Taekwondo championship 2021(Online) South Korea: Gold Medals 7, Silver Medals10, Bronze Medals 23

*Mexico Open (online) International Taekwondo championship 2021: Gold Medals 7, Silver Medals 10, Bronze Medals 15

*14th Taekwondo Cultural Expo 2021(online) South Korea: Gold Medals 7, Silver Medals 6, Bronze Medals 13

*Beakseok University Cup 2021 South Korea: Gold 1, Silver 2, Bronze 1

*5th Indian T.I.A (online) International Taekwondo Championship 2021: Gold 6, Silver 6, Bronze 3

*MBC Cup International Taekwondo championship (online) 2021 South Korea: Gold 5, Bronze 4,

*Seoul Cup Children’s Championship 2021 South Korea: Gold 4, Silver 3, Bronze 3

*RN International (online) Taekwondo championship 2021; Gold 7, Silver 7, Bronze 9

*Shiri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Cup 2022 India: Gold 6, Silver 3, Bronze 4

*Global Vision Cup International Taekwondo championship 2022(Online) South Korea: Gold 9

Local tournaments:

*Korean Ambassador Cup 2021 (Sri Lanka): Gold 5, Silver 4, Bronze 6

*N. Fernando Memorial Taekwondo Championship 2021: Gold 4, Silver 3, Bronze 7

*Korean Ambassador Cup 2020 (Sri Lanka): Gold 2, Silver 1, Bronze 2

*N. Fernando Memorial Taekwondo Championship 2020: Gold 1, Bronze 1

*Korean Ambassador Cup 2022 (Sri Lanka): Gold 1, Bronze 2