Thursday, 23 March 2023

UoK performance at the 2022 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship

2022 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship organized by the Korean Embassy, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Taekwondo Federation.

It was held from 2nd to 4th of August at the National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium. The awarding ceremony was held on 4th of August 2022.

Korean Ambassador H.E. Santhush Woonjin JEONG and Hon. Roshan Ranasinghe, the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs and Minister of Irrigation were the Chief Guests of the ceremony. Mr Chaminda Punchihewa, President of the Sri Lanka Taekwondo Federation, Mr. Kanchana Jayarathna, Vice President of SLTF, Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva, Secretary of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr. Ruwan Alahakoon, Secretary of SLTF, Grand Master Kisu Lee, Chairman of the Technical Committee, SLTF and Mr. Jung Haesung Secretary of the Korean Embassy  graced the occasion.

Following undergraduates and staff member of the University of Kelaniya won the places.


Below 49kg (Female) Gold Medal Ms MIP Kumari, Instructor in Physical Education, Department of Physical Education

Poomsae event

Under 30 green belt (Male) 2nd place Mr. Nischitha Pathirana (PS/2017/134)

Under 30 yellow belt (Female) 3rd place Ms. Nethra Sewwandi (HS/2019/0769)

Under 30 yellow belt (Female) 4th place Ms. B. G. Dahanayaka (HS/2018/0141)


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