European Championships 2023: selection national team

Sunday, January 8th 2023

Dear all,

On behalf of the committee and the coaches, please find the selection for the ITF Taekwon-Do European Championships 2023 that will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania from April 25 to April 30.

Tul (Individual):
Andreea Musca (senior female 4-6 Dan)
Wim Vermeir (senior male 4-6 Dan)
Tomas Chacon (senior male 2 Dan)
Rune Schuddinck (senior male 1 Dan)

Pre-arranged free Sparring :
Andreea Musca and Tomas Chacon (senior)

Power Breaking (Individual):
Esther Meulemeester (senior female)
Hans Van Lierde (senior male)
Wim Vermeir (senior male)

Sparring (Individual):
Andreea Musca (senior female  – 50 kgs)
Rahimsha  Ghafori ( senior male – 57 kgs)
Omar El Ferkhani (senior male  – 63 kgs)
Vladimir Kim (senior male – 63 kgs)
Rune Schuddinck (senior male – 70 kgs)
Tomas Chacon (senior male – 70 kgs)
Jérémie Bewa (senior male– 78 kgs)
Driss El Hmoud (senior male – 85 kgs)

Sparring (Senior Male Team)
Rahimsha  Ghafori, Omar El Ferkhani, Vladimir Kim, Rune Schuddinck, Tomas Chacon, Jérémie Bewa, Driss El Hmoud

There will be 7 National Trainings until the competition : 22/01, 05/02, 26/02, 05/03, 19/03, 02/04, 09/04.
More information will be sent regularly in the coming days/weeks for location of training, booking of flights and hotel, competitor agreement,…

For those who were not selected this time, don’t give up. We have seen improvement in all candidates and believe that will be able to join the National Team in the future if they continue to train.

Congratulations to all of you!

The Coaching Team