Taekwondo is a relatively young discipline, even at Olympic level, but entered the university sports programme in 1986. It has been an optional discipline since 2003, until it became part of the compulsory sports programme in Taipei 2017.
In the last Taipei edition, most of the medals were won by South Korea, taht is the creator of this spectacular sport. In Napoli 2019 there will be six men’s divisions as well as six women’s divisions in kyorugi, while in poomsae there will be individual, men’s and women’s teams and mixed competitions.
There are no upcoming events at this time