Hyderabad, Jun 8 : Taekwondo Players from Visakhapatnam will take part in the six-day 2nd India Open International Taekwondo Championships to be held at Gachibowli Indoor stadium here from June 11.
Taekwondo Federation of India is organizing this major event under the aegis of World Taekwondo ( World Taekwondo Federation) and World Taekwondo Asia ( Asian Taekwondo Union) .
For the first time in India the Taekwondo event is going to Live Telecast in DD Sports and Sony Six Channels, New Andhra Pradesh Taekwondo Association General Secretary and Taekwondo Federation of India Treasurer Lion P Atchuta Reddy said in a release here on Saturday.
The players from 20 Countries are taking part in the championships along with India.
The Championships is for male and female in Senior division, Boys and Girls in Cadet and Junior divisions.
Lions Club of Visakhapatnam Blood Bank Chairman Lion Professor N V N Durga Prasad , who supported the Lions club Taekwondo Team, blessed them to achieve medals in the International Championships.
District Taekwondo Association Secretary M Atchim Naidu , Lions Club of Visakhapatnam Secretary Lion M Kishore Gupta and Coach M Ramesh Kumar also blessed the players.
The players to take part in the Championships were N. Mohith, G.Mohan, K.Karun Kumar , T.Sivaji, T. Chandu, D.V.G. Santosh Kumar , M. Doar Babu, U.Syam Sundhar , S. Lokesh, Reddy Gopi , V Vamsi , M Nageswar Rao, B Manoj Kumar Patnaik, K Mohan Kumar, B Ajay, Ch.Ayyappakumar, K .Harish Chandra Prasad, D Suresh, IGP Naidu, V Siva Kumar, P Naveen , P Ganapathi Vijay Kumar , B Raghu Kumar, N Ramjee, Vijay Toppo, A Hema Sekhar, K Ganesh (all are male) , G. Jyothi , Saradha Susmitha Patnaiak , B. Malleswari , P. Jeswanth , Rongali Siresha , VLLS Niketha, G. Amrutha Sohani, R. Amulya, D Lasya , G.Likhitha ( all are female).
The Coaches are M. Atchim Naidu, N Satyanarayana and M Ramesh Kumar. (UNI)