Rafael Khalatyan

Rafael Khalatyan

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Taekwondo athletes in despair after NZOC refuses to confirm their participation

Taekwondo athletes in despair after NZOC refuses to confirm their participation

In February 2024, Insidethegames reported on the situation in Taekwondo New Zealand. Athletes who were due to represent New Zealand at the Olympic Qualification Tournament were told by the Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU) that the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) "will not be nominating any taekwondo athletes to compete at the Paris Olympic Games as there is no recognised organisation for the sport of taekwondo in New Zealand".