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The 1st European President’s Cup for Children continues for the second and final day of the inaugural event, in Glaspalast Sindelfingen, Germany.

The inaugural event includes Kyorugi, Poomsae, Freestyle Poomsae and Family Poomsae competitions, while the little taekwondo participants’ categories are these of younger that 6, 7-18, 9-11 and 12-14 years old.

Just as in every President’s Cup tournament, the athletes have the unique advantage of qualifying to the European Championships, similarly, the medalists of the competitions will earn a place to the WTE European Kids Championships.

In detail, the top four (4) medalists from 12-14 years old qualify directly for the WTE Cadet European Championships. The top four (4) European Medalists qualify directly for the WTE Multi European Championships 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, while if there are children outside Europe among the medalists, the European Children on the following places move up and qualify. The children younger than 6, as well as 7 and 8 years old in Category A, and all the age classes in category B do not qualify for European Championships, but are welcome to take part in the European President’s Cup for Children to gain important experience.

WTE President Sakis Pragalos stated regarding the launch of the event: “Now we proceed one step further and give to even more children the chance to take part in a European Championship. For the young players that is a formative experience, which helps them tremendously in their development as athletes. The kids of today are the champions but also the instructors and the promoters of Taekwondo of tomorrow. Therefore, WTE makes a special effort to support these children – our future”.

The 1st European President’s Cup for Children is the opening event of the European Taekwondo events and 2018 calendar and of course a passage to the greatest in participation European taekwondo event; the 3rd Presidents Cup, which will be realized for the second time in Athens, Greece and the outline is expected to be launched on Monday 5th  February.

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