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World Taekwondo Festival

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

5 November 2011

After one week at the high altitude training center in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, our two LTA sportsmen, Christine Schmit and Yann Birsens, participated at the "World Taekwondo Festival" from November 5 - 6, 2011. The competitors from 32 nations played in Olympic categories.

- Yann Birsens won his 3 first fights against players from Mexico. He made a 2nd place.

- Christine played in the category senior -67 kg and won her first two fights (against Mexico and Guatemala). She lost in the half-final against the Pan-American- and Colombian champion and made a 3d place.

Player of the day: Christine Schmit who did very well against the Pan-American champion.

Head of team: Romain Dicken

Gianni Cappellano new LTA president

Gianni Cappellano new LTA president

The LTA is delighted to announce the appointment of Gianni Cappellano as new President on February 19, 2013. Gianni Cappellano holds the 3d dan in Taekwondo and trains in the clubs of Esch/Alzette and Junglinster.

Joe Brink, sportsman of the year

Joe Brink, sportsman of the year

For his excellent results at competitions and his efforts in the promotion of Taekwondo, Joe Brink was elected LTA sportsman of the year.