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The 11th Jeju Peace National Taekwondo Championships were held at Halla Gymnasium, Jeju City, from Feb 16 to 24.
Over 400 competitors fought it out to make the top across 10 weight classes from finweight up to heavyweight for both boys and girls high schools. Top fighters were also selected for the national team.
Incheon Physical Education High School and Pungsaeng High School topped the medals table in the girls and boys events respectively.
▲ Photo by Douglas MacDonald
Among the other results, golds in the girls and boys heavyweight class went to Lee Jinju (Pohang Heunghae Technical High School) and Kim Giyeon (Hyeopseong High School) respectively.
Three Jeju representatives walked away with bronze medals: Ko Chanwoo (Youngju High School) in boys finweight; Ko Jeonghyo (Namnyeong High School) in boys bantam weight; Ko Gyeonghyeon (Namju High School) in boys heavyweight.
The event was organized by Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Taekwondo Association and sponsored by the Korea Taekwondo Association and KCTV.
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