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The 8th version of the WTE European Cadet Championships was successfully completed between 05-08 October 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. The competitions were held at the Competition Venue BOK, a place which has been properly arranged and settled with the necessary facilities to host magnificently a Taekwondo event.


The Hungarian Taekwondo Federation took over a WTE event after a long time and achieved to deliver a high quality and innovating competition. The 477 young athletes that traveled to the capital city of Hungary from 42 countries, enjoyed to the maximum the delightful event.


Furthermore, the young European competitors had the chance during the event to participate with electronic headgears with protection mask, used for first time by Taekwondo Cadet athletes.


Concerning the completion of the event, the World Taekwondo Europe President Sakis Pragalos stated: “I would like to thank the HTF President Miklos Patakfalvy for his active contribution and effort for realizing effectively this vital event. WTE European Cadet Championships are significant for the future of Taekwondo and its athletes and thus it is more than important to provide them with high-performance competitions under the greatest conditions. Additionally, it is very promising to watch our athletes’ adaptability to new competing conditions and it is also very important for all the Taekwondo athletes to accumulate as much experience as they can by participating in European Championships in order to familiarize the new in-field competing environment.”


The Statistics: 

Russia triumphed as the leading country at the overall medal standings of the competition since its representatives achieved totally six (6) golds, six (6) silvers, and seven (7) bronzes medals during the four-day event. Germany holds the second place with two (2) golds, one (1) silver, two (2) bronzes and Croatia follows with two (2) golds and three (3) bronzes. 


Overall Medal Standings:

1)RUSSIA (6 Gold- 6 Silver- 7 Bronze)

2)GERMANY (2 Gold- 1 Silver- 2 Bronze)

3)CROATIA (2 Gold - 3 Bronze)


Female Medal Standings:

1)RUSSIA (2 Gold - 3 Silver - 5 Bronze)

2)CROATIA ( 2 Gold - 2 Bronze)

3)GERMANY (2 Gold - 1 Bronze)


Male Medal Standings: 

1)RUSSIA (4 Gold - 3 Silver - 2 Bronze)

2)UKRAINE (1 Gold - 2 Silver - 3 Bronze)

3)ITALY (1 Gold - 1 Silver - 2 Bronze)


For the Final Results of the competition day four (4) please check the following link:









Final Results:

Medal Overall Rankig:



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