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24th WMC Taekwondo – Rio de Janeiro (BRA) - Day 6

 

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA) – Yesterday, December 3, the 175 participants (126 male and 49 female) from 24 participating countries attended the Opening Ceremony which was held in presence of the following high authorities: General Omar Guerriche, Member of the CISM Board of Directors and Official CISM Representative of the event; Lieutenant General Jorge Antonio Smicelato, Chief of Delegation of Brazil to CISM; CWO 4 Bongseok Kim, PCSC Taekwond; Almiralte de Esa Fuzuleiro Naval Alexandre José Barreto de Matos; General (Ret) (Air Force) Ricardo Machado Viira, from the Brazilian Ministry of Defence, the Chiefs of Mission of the Participating Nations as well as local and international high authorities and fans.

 

 

The CISM Flag was then handed over to the Chinese authortities!

Thank you, Brazil, and see you next year in Wuhan for the 25th edition of the WMC Taekwondo in the framework of the 7th CISM World Summer Games 2019!

 

 

 All the pictures of the event are available on the CISM FLICKR ACCOUNT! 

 

(Source: CISM Media and Communication Department)

(Pictures: Mr. Eddy Kellens, CISM Photographer)

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